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Basic Mediation Training Scholarship Application

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Basic Mediation Scholarship Application

Juvenile Restorative Justice & Family Intervention Initiative - The Path to Facilitating RJ Through Approved Mediation Centers

The Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution, in coordination with the network of approved mediation centers, is offering a limited number of scholarships covering 100% of the registration fee for Basic Mediation Training. This scholarship program is designed to support and increase the diversity and inclusion of mediators and restorative justice (RJ) facilitators throughout the state.


  • If you are interested in training to be a mediator and/or RJ Facilitator (mediation training is a requirement to be an RJ facilitator with an approved center), fill out the application below for a scholarship to attend an online Basic Mediation Training at no cost to you.
  • Completed applications will be forwarded to the approved mediation center(s) with whom you indicate a desire to work. Center(s) may require an interview prior to providing a scholarship to the Basic Mediation Training.
  • Selections and notifications of acceptance or deferral will be made at least one week prior to the training dates via email.

This training is scheduled to take place from 10am - 12pm MST / 11am - 1pm CST on the following Mondays in August via an instructor-led online platform:

8/1/2022   |   8/8/2022   |   8/15/2022   |   8/22/2022

There will also be required small group work between the live training sessions Small group leaders will schedule sessions with the group. This training will be a total of 30 hours including the live training session, small group work, and individual work.


With which mediation centers are you willing to affiliate with?
Please note some travel for casework may be required by some centers.
The person taking this training understands they will be volunteering time with a center (or centers) and may have to meet with a representative of the center(s) prior to a determination on providing a scholarship.
Selecting the box below acknowledges the participant's understanding.
The person taking the training is committed to taking additional training to become an RJ facilitator for the center(s).
Selecting the box below acknowledges the participant's understanding.
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