Available Scholarships

AFP-IC offers many benefits to its members. One of the benefits includes the opportunity to receive a scholarship to continue your education in the fundraising sector, attend one of our events, and receive a new member discount on your first year membership. Applications are due by Friday, October 6.

New Member Scholarship

For the first time, the 2023 New Member Scholarship covers the entire fee for new members to join AFP-IC.  To be eligible, you must be a first-time member and you must be employed as a fundraising professional. There are three scholarships that are awarded on a first-come, first serve basis.  Click here for the New Member Scholarship application.

CFRE Scholarship

The CFRE is the widely recognized accreditation for fundraising professionals, adding a degree of professionalism to our field. AFP-Indiana is pleased to offer support for a deserving candidate to help cover testing fees. Click here for the CFRE Scholarship application.

Education Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to support professional development for a member of AFP-Indiana. It can be used to fund a training or course on any aspect of fundraising. Click here for the Education Scholarship application.

Scholarship Requirements

Applicants must live in the state of Indiana and be engaged in the practice or study of philanthropy.  Applicants must be a current member of AFP-IC excepting new member scholarships. Organizations/individuals who have received scholarship funds for two consecutive years are not eligible in the third year.

All application language must be original and created by the applicant

For questions about the Chapter's scholarships, please contact Caitie Deranek Stewart, Scholarship Committee Chair,