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Scholarship Guidelines For Application

The Scholarship Committee will consider the following rules and priorities when awarding scholarships:


  1. Scholarship applicant must live in the state of Indiana and be engaged in the practice or study of philanthropy.
  2. For purposes of scholarship awards, members of a student chapter of AFP-IC will be considered members of AFP-IC.
  3. Applicants must be a member of AFP-IC.
    1. First priority will be givento non-board members of AFP-IC (including recognized student chapters)
    2. Second priority will be given to board members of AFP-IC
  4. Organizations may receive a maximum of one scholarship per year, notwithstanding the amount of AFP-IC members in that organization.  Organizations are strongly encouraged to consider their overall education budget and staff needs in submitting applications.
  5. Organizations/individuals who have received scholarship funds for two consecutive years are not eligible in the third year.
  6. A letter from the chief executive officer or board chairman must be included with scholarship applications.
  7. Organizations are required to submit their operating budget and staff education budget with applications.
    1. First priority will be given to organizations with an operating budget of less than $500,000
    2. Second priority will be given to organizations with an operating budget of more than $500,000
  8. Applicants must submit all receipts and documentation as required by AFP-IC.
  9. Applicants must complete the Post-Event Evaluation within two weeks of the training/conference attended.  Failure to meet this requirement and reimburse funds (if due), will forfeit the right to be considered for future scholarships.