AFP West Michigan is pleased to offer a range of scholarships. These scholarships provide opportunities for both members and non-members to pursue educational and professional development programs. Whether you are interested in local programs, membership scholarships, or regional and national opportunities, we have opportunities to support your goals.
AFP West Michigan Educational
Chapter will award recipient with full tuition to attend a single program (includes NPD) hosted by AFP West Michigan. Recipient must be a current AFPWM Chapter member. One recipient is awarded one program tuition each calendar year.
Let’s Cultivate New
Chapter will award recipient with full tuition to attend a single program (includes NPD) hosted by AFPWM. Recipient is not a member of AFP and has not been a member for over three years. Each recipient can receive this scholarship once each calendar year.
Professional Membership Scholarship
Scholarship Award $330.00
Young Professional Scholarship
Scholarship Award $95.00
Collegiate Member Scholarship
Scholarship Award $85.00
Regional and National Programs
The AFPWM Scholarship Fund
The AFPWM Scholarship Fund will consider funding 50% (not to exceed $1,400) of the cost of tuition (including room, board and travel) of a regional fund raising program, such as those offered by Grand Valley State University, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, the Fund Raising School at the Indiana University Center for Philanthropy, or other approved program.
Scholarship Award not to exceed $1,400
AFP International Programs: Chamberlain Scholarship and Diversity Communities Scholarship
AFP International Chamberlain Scholarship
Each year, AFPWM sends a chapter-nominated Chamberlain Scholar to the AFP International Conference. The nominee must be a fundraiser who has never attended an AFP or NSFRE conference. The scholar pays $10 toward the event and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy provides the scholarship directly to the conference registration account. The AFPWM Scholarship Fund may also fund 70% (not to exceed $1,000) of the cost of tuition (including room, board and travel) of an approved fundraising program, such as the AFP International Conference.
AFP International: Diverse Communities Scholarship
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is accepting applications for 14 members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Fundraising Conference. The Foundation is able to offer $1,500 scholarships ($595 conference fee + $905 for travel expenses).
Application coming in fall of 2022