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2017 Scholarship Opportunities

The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer scholarships to all Madison Chapter members. Our goal is to encourage and facilitate the continuing education of fundraising professionals in our community. We encourage you to apply for the following prestigious scholarships:


55th annual AFP International Conference on Fundraising

AFP International - LargeConference Date: April 15-17, New Orleans, LA
Deadline to apply: December 1, 2017

The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer one Chamberlain Scholarship to a Madison Chapter member who has not yet attended an AFP International Conference. This scholarship includes the cost of registration ($800) plus a $750 travel stipend. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.

In addition, the Greater Madison Chapter will awarding two Chapter Scholarships to attend the 55th annual AFP International Conference. These scholarships also includes the cost of registration ($800) plus a $750 travel stipend. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.

2018 Diverse Communties Scholarship

AFP International is pleased to offer $1,500 scholarships ($799 conference registration fee + some travel expenses) for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. Scholarships will be offered in each of three categories:

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

Note, applicants apply directly to AFP International, not to your local chapter.  For details and application click here.  Deadline to apply is October 31, 2017.


CFRE

CFRE Certification and Renewal

The Madison Chapter’s Scholarship Committee is offering 2 scholarships in the amount of $700 toward CFRE certification and two scholarships in the amount of $408 for renewal. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.

 


Diversity and Inclusion

Interested in pursuing a training opportunity in the area of diversity and inclusion? Let us know! We want to offer you a scholarship that will help you develop best practices in this area. Contact us to learn more!

 


UW Fundraising & Development Conference

UW Madison Conference Date: May 31-June 2, 2017
 Deadline to Apply: May 12, 2017

The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer up to three $495 scholarships for the UW Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits Conference which will be held May 31-June 2, 2017 at the Union South on the UW-Madison Campus. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.

 

54th annual AFP International Conference on Fundraising
Conference Date: April 15-17, New Orleans, LA
Deadline to apply: December 1, 2017
The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer one Chamberlain Scholarship to a Madison Chapter member who has not yet attended an AFP International Conference. This scholarship includes the cost of registration ($800) plus a $750 travel stipend. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.


Fundraising Day Wisconsin

Event Logo Conference Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
 Deadline to Apply: July 14, 2017

The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer up to four scholarships for the Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference in Pewaukee on August 17, 2017. This educational program is jointly sponsored by the Madison and Southeastern WI AFP Chapters and promises to be a top-notch opportunity to learn from nationally-known presenters and network with area development professionals. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to scholarships@madisonafp.com.



Scholarships ImageInterested in pursuing a different opportunity for continuing education? No problem! Contact the Scholarship Committee to see if a scholarship may be available. 

 

For more information, please contact:
Courtney Polster, Ph.D., CFRE
Scholarship Committee Chair
608-327-7139
scholarships@madisonafp.com