AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS: CONFERENCE CATEGORY

AFP LEAD Conference Scholarship 

The AFP LEAD Conference will be taking place in Houston, Texas on October 13-15, 2022. AFP Greater Houston has scholarship funds available for fundraisers who are interested in attending. 

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Awards: Scholarships awarded will cover the cost of registration and travel for the conference. 

Requirements to Apply:

  • Be a member for at least 2 years
  • Willingness to serve on a committee (if not already on one)
  • Professional reference provided 

Requirement after Award: Write and submit a report to the Scholarship Chair that may be used in AFP materials, website or newsletter.

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Chamberlain Scholarship 

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is proud to offer the Chamberlain Scholarship Program for the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. This program is designed to help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising.

Awards: One (1) scholarship covering the registration. 

Deadline: January

Requirements to Apply:

  • Be a member for at least 2 years and have served on a committee
  • Have never attended a NSFRE/AFP International Conference on Fundraising
  • Letter of recommendation from a Board Member

Requirement after Award: Write and submit a report to the Scholarship Chair that may be used in AFP materials, website or newsletter.  

ICON Conference Scholarship 

Here is your chance to join your colleagues in Las Vegas for the 2023 AFP ICON event. The conference brings nearly 4,000 fundraising professionals together to discuss important trends and issues related to fundraising and philanthropy, with a focus on fundraising practice and technique. AFP ICON offers more than 100 educational sessions designed to serve the development needs of participants -- from entry level to seasoned professionals. This is your opportunity to learn and get reinvigorated!  Learn more about the conference.

Apply for an ICON Scholarship from the AFP Greater Houston Chapter that will allow you to be the catalyst for your organization. Scholarships will cover the cost of registration and travel for the conference. 

Awards: Scholarships awarded will cover the cost of registration and travel for the conference. 

Requirements to Apply:

  • Be a member for at least 2 years and have served on a committee
  • Have never received an AFP ICON Scholarship from the Greater Houston Chapter, excludes the Chamberlain Scholarship.
  • Professional reference provided 

Requirement after Award: Write and submit a report to the Scholarship Chair that may be used in AFP materials, website or newsletter.


"Next Gen” ICON Scholarship 

The Next Generation ICON Scholarship is to engage young professionals (30 and under, at the time of the conference) who are exploring philanthropy and building their fundraising careers.

Awards: Scholarships awarded will cover the cost of registration and travel for the conference. 

Requirements to Apply:

  • Be a member for at least 1 year
  • Have never attended an AFP International Conference
  • Have never received an AFP International Conference Scholarship or Chamberlain Scholarship from the Greater Houston Chapter.
  • Must provide proof of age. Candidate must be under 30 during the entire conference.

Requirement after Award: Write and submit a report to the Scholarship Chair that may be used in AFP materials, website or newsletter.