Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) First Coast, Florida Chapter

2018 Scholarship Program

The AFP First Coast Chapter offers a variety of scholarships to advance our profession and encourage chapter membership.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to take advantage of the scholarship opportunities to attain or retain AFP membership, and increase their professionalism, knowledge and skills.  Below is a summary of the scholarship categories and opportunities.


Scholarship & Application Schedule at a Glance

Scholarship Type

Applications Accepted
Beginning Date

Application Deadline to
Scholarship Committee Chairman
New Member
 February 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
Renewal Member
February 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
Diversity Scholarship
February 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
CFRE / Other
February 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
Planet Philanthropy
February 1, 2018
March 15, 2018
2019 International Conference
Regular Scholarship
August 1, 2018
October 1, 2018
Chamberlin Scholarship
August 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Download the Complete 2018 Scholarship Application Package

To apply for a scholarship, click here to download the application form.

 General Guidelines

  1. Individual AFP First Coast members are limited to one scholarship per calendar year.
  2. Only one scholarship award per category will be awarded per organization per year.
  3. Scholarship recipients are ineligible for one year after receiving their award EXCEPT when applying for a Renewing Member Scholarship.
  4. Recipients must serve on at least one local chapter committee.  Please select at least one committee on your application form.

Award Procedures

  1. To be considered for an award, read the instructions carefully, submit the completed application and required documentation before the published deadline for the scholarship you are seeking, to:


Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

  1. Your application will be reviewed and a decision made as soon as possible by the Chapter Review Committee.
  2. The amount of a scholarship award is dependent on the type of scholarship being received and funds availability as outlined in the individual scholarship descriptions within this package.
  3. You will be notified by the Scholarship Committee Chairman of the Chapter Review Committee’s decision along with the amount awarded, if any.
  4. Payment for an award is conditional on the recipient fulfilling the obligation for which the award is made. 

If you have any questions, please contact Terri Montville.

Terri Montville
AFP First Coast Chapter Scholarship Committee Co-Chairman
Phone: 904-807-1017