Travel Scholarship


Thanks to generous funders, travel support is available to help cover the cost of attending the summit. Funding is limited. To be considered for a travel scholarship, please read the following details and apply below.


UPDATE: The application for travel scholarships to the summit has closed. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients! Thank you to all who applied and to our generous travel scholarship sponsors.


Travel Scholarship Details

Allowable travel scholarship expenses:

    • Registration
    • Hotel lodging ($109/night for up to 2 nights)
    • Travel (e.g. flight cost or mileage reimbursement)

Expenses not covered by this travel scholarship:

    • Meals
    • Transportation around Wichita (e.g. car rentals, taxi rides, ride-sharing services)
    • Parking (note: parking costs $10/day at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel)

Award decisions and notification:

Travel scholarships will be awarded on a sliding scale based on the estimates provided in the application below. Initial award decisions will be made April 15th. Applications received after April 15th will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis until funds are depleted. Award notifications will be shared by email.

Travel scholarship recipient expectations:
Selected travel scholarship recipients must send a completed W9 to conference organizers in order to receive payment. All travel scholarship recipients must attend the 2022 National Rural Grocery Summit in person. Anyone that accepts a travel scholarship and does not attend the summit will be required to return the scholarship amount in full.


Travel Scholarship Sponsors


Office of Rural Prosperity Sunflower Foundation Center for a Livable Future