Scholarships

South Dakota AFP Scholarship Program

 

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 2021 conference will be held April 18-20 in Minneapolis.

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. To apply, please download the Chamberlain Scholarship Application Form, fill it out and email it to both southdakotaafp@live.com and jessica.wells@lifescapesd.org. Deadline for the scholarship application is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Congratulations to Luke Comeau, the 2019 Chamberlain Scholar!

ICON Chapter Scholarship – $300 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 2021 conference will be held April 18-20 in Minneapolis.

For 2020, AFP is offering three ICON Chapter Scholarship to deserving individuals who HAVE attended a previous AFP International Conference. The ICON Scholarship recipients receive conference registration as well as $300 to help defray travel and lodging expenses. To apply, please download the ICON Chapter Scholarship Application Form, fill it out and email it to both southdakotaafp@live.com and jessica.wells@lifescapesd.org. Deadline for the scholarship application is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Congratulations to Jocelyn Smith, ICON Chapter scholarship recipient!

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 re-certification. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring and fall. To apply, please download the CFRE Scholarship Application Form, fill it out and email it to both southdakotaafp@live.com and jessica.wells@lifescapesd.org. Deadlines for the scholarship applications are Friday, March 27 and Friday, September 11, 2020.

Congratulations to Beth Massa, Spring 2019 and Andrea Serna, Fall 2019 CFRE scholarship recipients!

 

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. To apply, please download the NPD Scholarship Application Form, fill it out and email it to both southdakotaafp@live.com and jessica.wells@lifescapesd.org. Deadline for the scholarship application is Friday, September 11, 2020.

Congratulations to Nathan Stallinga, 2019 NPD Scholarship recipients!

Mid-America Conference on Fundraising Scholarships – $300

2020 conference details not yet set. The deadline for the scholarship application is planned for Friday, March 27, 2020.

Congratulations to Carol Woltjer & Jona Schmidt, 2019 MAC Scholarship recipients!

 

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