Scholarships

South Dakota AFP Scholarship Program

2018 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising Scholarships – $300

The 2018 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising will be held in Sioux Falls, May 6-8. This conference will feature keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and opportunities for networking. CFRE Continuing Education credits will awarded to attendees. The Mid-America Conference on Fundraising has been offered since 1986, and is the longest running multi-state chapter conference in the United States. For more information about the Mid-America Conference on Fundraising, visit www.afpmidamerica.org.

The SD AFP Chapter will award up to two scholarships for the Mid-America Conference on Fundraising. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition to the conference. Scholar shall be responsible for any costs incurred beyond the award amount.

To apply for this scholarship please submit your MAC Scholarship Application Form prior to the Monday, March 5, 2018 deadline.

 

CFRE Scholarships – $250

The SD AFP Chapter will award up to two scholarships to help defray the cost of members who are taking the CFRE test.  The scholarship must be used within a year of notification of receiving the award. It may not be used for renewal of CFRE recertification.  To apply for this scholarship please submit your CFRE Scholarship Application Form prior to the Friday, April 6, 2018 or Friday, September 21, 2018 deadline.

 

SD NPD Scholarships – $125

The SD AFP Chapter will award up to two scholarships of $125 each for the South Dakota National Philanthropy Day Conference. Scholar shall be responsible for any costs incurred beyond the award amount.

 

Chamberlain Scholarship – $1,000 plus conference registration

The AFP International Conference on Fundraising is held each spring and brings more than 4,000 fundraising professionals together to discuss, teach, and learn about new development issues. It offers more than 150 educational sessions designed to serve the development needs of participants from entry level to highly experienced. The Conference exhibit hall features over 300 vendors.  The 2018 conference will be held April 15-17, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.

AFP offers one Chamberlain Scholarship to a deserving individual who has not attended a previous AFP International Conference. The Chamberlain Scholar receives conference registration for only a $10 administration fee (at Scholar’s expense) as well as $1,000 to help defray travel and lodging expenses.

Congratulations to Beth Massa, the 2018 Chamberlain Scholar!

 

If you have questions, please contact Angie, chapter administrator, at southdakotaafp@live.com