Grants, Scholarships & Awards

The National Basketry Organization maintains a full program of scholarships to encourage and support basket makers. NBO raises funds for these programs at events held at the biennial conference and through contributions and grants from individuals.


2019 NBO Conference Scholarship Grants

These scholarships are awarded by a review committee appointed by the board.

2019 Conference Scholarship Grants Prospectus – Application period will open September 1, 2018 and must be received via email or postmarked by October 5, 2018. You will be notified if your application has been accepted by late October 2018. While no deposit is due when applying for a scholarship, successful applicants will be required to submit a registration form with a non-refundable registration fee of $65.00 by November 4, 2018 in order to secure your scholarship and workshop space. IMPORTANT: You do not need to register for the conference unless you are planning to attend anyway, regardless of your scholarship outcome.  

View or download the full 2019 Conference Scholarship Prospectus here

Download the 2019 Conference Scholarship Application here

NBO Exhibition Awards

Scholarship funds are used to underwrite a variety of cash awards at NBO sponsored exhibitions. Other businesses and organizations are invited to sponsor an award. awards. Please contact NBO for more information about participation. grants, scholarships and awards.