Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders

Planning to attend the Tennessee Basic Economic Developer Course (TBEDC) May 6-9, 2024? 

If you serve in a rural community and have less than five years of experience in economic and community development, you may be eligible for the Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders. 

The annual scholarship was created in memory of Philip Trauernicht, a long-time public servant to economic development, whose commitment to rural communities has made a lasting impact on Tennessee. 

The scholarship provides full tuition to attend TBEDC and up to four nights’ lodging during the course.  Applications will be accepted now through January 16, 2024.  Click HERE to read the full criteria and download the application.