Scholarships

Scholarship Information

2018 Chamberlain Scholarship Application

Application deadline: Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 12noon

Chamberlain Scholarship to the AFP International Conference: This scholarship is for current AFP Members who have never attended an AFP International Conference. The Scholarship covers early-bird tuition for the conference. The chapter's scholarship committee will review applications, which include an essay on why the applicant would like to attend the conference and what they hope to learn. The scholarship recipient is responsible for reporting back to the chapter after the conference, and writing a conference summary article for the chapter newsletter. Only candidates who submit all of the application materials by the deadline will be considered.

The AFP 2018 Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship

Application deadline: Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy created a new scholarship fund for members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. This scholarship is for current AFP Members who have never attended an AFP / NSFRE International Conference.  AFP is able to offer $1,500 scholarships ($595 conference fee + $905 for travel expenses) for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. 

This fund is broken out into three categories:

  • African American
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT)
  • General Diversity Fund

The African-American Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants of the AFP African-American diverse community of fundraising professionals.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who are members of the AFP GLBT diverse community of fundraising professionals.

The General Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who identify themselves as members of the AFP diversity community of fundraising professionals.

Below is a link to the AFP Diversity Scholarship Application form, which resides in the Diversity section at www.afpnet.org.​