Scholarships and Grants

The Great Smoky Mountain chapter of AFP is pleased to support our members with scholarship opportunities for either membership or attending the annual international conference, AFP ICON.

AFP New Member Scholarship

AFP Great Smoky Mountain Chapter welcomes any individual who spends at least 50% of their work time devoted to fundraising to apply for one of three new member scholarships. Applicants must be new to AFP and must agree to serve on a committee at the local chapter level during their scholarship year.

The scholarship deadline is Friday, September 15, 2023. 

If you have questions about the scholarship or committee requirement, please contact us at To learn more about the benefits of AFP, please visit

Submission will be kept confidential and only viewed by the scholarship committee for selection of a recipient.

To learn more and apply for a 2024 New Member Scholarship, click here.

Chamberlain Scholarship to attend AFP ICON 2024 in Toronto

AFP Great Smoky Mountain Chapter welcomes any active chapter member who has not attended an AFP or NSFRE International Conference to apply for one of two scholarships to attend AFP ICON 2024.

AFP ICON 2024 | Toronto | April 7-9, 2024

With support from the AFP Foundation, every AFP chapter can offer one Chamberlain Scholarship, which covers the recipient’s conference registration, minus a $10 processing fee, to AFP ICON. Your Great Smoky Mountain Chapter is also pleased to support our members by provide one additional conference scholarship.

The scholarship deadline is Friday, September 15, 2023.

To learn more and apply for a 2024 AFP ICON Scholarship, click here.