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Membership Scholarships

Each year, the AFP Lowcountry Chapter awards several scholarships to members who are committed to excellence and career development. These scholarships provide funding to participate in local and national professional development programs and are annually awarded for the AFP Lowcountry Summer Institute, other chapter-related educational opportunities, and the AFP National Conference.

Each year, the AFP South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter awards several scholarships to its members as resources allow. Scholarships in 2018 will include:

Chamberlain Scholarship

Fellows Program

To apply, send a letter of interest and scholarship application to afplowcountry@gmail.com. Application deadline for the 2019 program year is November 2018. Applicants will receive notification of the funding decision in December 2018.

To be considered applicants must fulfill at least one of the following criteria:

* Total organizational budget of less than $1,000,000

* Employed in the fundraising field less than three years

* Executive Directors who spend more than 25% of their time fund raising


Scholarship recipients will be expected to comply with the following:

* Attend Scholarship Orientation in January

* Attend four of the six membership meetings (third Thursday of the month at noon)

* Attend AFP Lowcountry special events (Annual Membership Meeting and National Philanthropy Day)

* Participate on an AFP Lowcountry Chapter committee (seasonal)