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Scholarships

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Wichita Chapter offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for members and non-members alike. See below for details on these scholarships.

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Mid-America Conference (MAC) on Fundraising Scholarships

The AFP Greater Wichita Chapter shall offer scholarships for members to attend the Mid-America Conference on Fundraising. The 2018 event, "Fiesta at the Falls," will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on May 6th-8th. 

The scholarship application process for 2018 is now open! Click here for an application. 

 

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National Philanthropy Day Scholarships

The AFP Greater Wichita Chapter shall offer scholarships for members and non-members to attend the chapter's National Philanthropy Day celebration. The event includes a morning skill-building session as well as an awards luncheon.  

The 2017 National Philanthropy Day scholarship application process is now closed. Applications are due on October 15th each year, check back for our 2018 application, coming in September. National Philanthropy Day 2018 will take place on November 16, 2018. 

Sharon Miles

Sharon G. Miles Professional Development Fund

Funded by her friends, colleagues and community leaders, the Sharon G. Miles Professional Development Fund exists to honor Sharon’s legacy. Sharon’s dedication and leadership to fundraising will continue to inspire others through an annual award that will recognize an individual’s service to the fundraising profession. The Sharon G. Miles Professional Development Fund will provide financial support to a qualifying member of the Greater Wichita AFP Chapter. The scholarship is to be used to increase the recipient’s knowledge of and professionalism in fundraising. The Sharon G. Miles Professional Development Fund applications are due on October 15th each year. 

The 2017 scholarship application process is now closed. Applications are due on October 15th each year, check back for our 2018 application, coming in September.

Chamberlain Scholarship

To help individuals serving not-for-profit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the Greater Wichita Chapter sponsor an annual Chamberlain Scholarship to attend the AFP International Conference on Fundraising each spring.

Through AFP International, the Greater Wichita AFP Chapter offers one Chamberlain Scholarshipcovering the cost of conference registration (approximately a $595 value) PLUS another $750 to help cover travel and lodging costs as a one-time award to a deserving individual, who has not attended a previous AFP International Conference.  Note that Chamberlain Scholars are responsible for a $10 payment to secure the registration. 

The 2017 scholarship application process is now closed. Applications are due on October 15th each year, check back for our 2018 application, coming in September.