Herbert E. Kaplan Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship
A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded a Rhode Island high school senior who best exemplifies positive civic and community support through their interest in, commitment to and active involvement in volunteer and philanthropic causes. Applicant must be a Rhode Island resident entering their senior year and be preparing to graduate in 2022 to be eligible for this scholarship.
The purpose of the scholarship is to support the higher education of the award winner.
The goal of the scholarship is to promote future leadership in voluntarism and philanthropy.
It is the hope of AFP – RI Chapter that the award winner's chosen education area will nurture a continued interest in community service through voluntarism and philanthropy.
The award is named in memory of Herb Kaplan, a Rhode Islander well noted for his service to the community.
The $2,500 scholarship is jointly funded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – RI Chapter. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded in November 2021, for the education use of the award winner. The scholarship must be used by June 30, 2021.
The Herbert E. Kaplan Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrated commitment to improving the quality of life for others in Rhode Island through active participation in volunteer and philanthropic activities.
- Demonstrated capacity to inspire and motivate others to serve as community volunteers and to fund raise for community needs.
- Demonstrated commitment to voluntarism and philanthropy through personal involvement of a significant degree in a specific non-profit community organization (e.g. homeless shelters, food banks, hospitals, assisting the handicapped and others in need, and neighborhood projects).
APPLICATION AND DEADLINE
The application appears below. Deadline for submitting the completed application to AFP - RI is August 13, 2021. Applications and supporting materials must be typed. No bound documents (use staples or clips) or videos will be accepted. Supporting documents should not exceed 5 pages. The recipient of the scholarship will be notified by October 15, 2021.
The award is named in memory of Herbert E. Kaplan, a Rhode Islander well noted for his service to the community.
The goal of the scholarship is to promote future leadership in volunteerism and philanthropy and support the higher education of the award winner.
It is the hope of AFP-RI Chapter that the award winner's chosen education area will nurture a continued interest in community service through volunteerism and philanthropy.
The $2,500 scholarship is funded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals - RI Chapter and the Herbert E. Kaplan Fund at the RI Foundation. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded on November 19, 2020, during the AFP-RI Chapter National Philanthropy Day celebration, to support the higher education of the award winner. The scholarship must be used by June 30, 2021.
For questions, please contact the AFP-RI Chapter 401-461-3863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Herbert M. Kaplan* Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship Recipients
(formerly The Goddard Scholarship)
2019 Holly Viphakone from Woonsocket High School
2018 Chloe Moss, East Greenwich High School
2017 China Yang, The Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex
2016 Bridgette Keane, Block Island School
2015 Linnea Bjornson, La Salle Academy
2014 Alexander P. Millen, Narragansett High School
2013 Gianna Jasinski, LaSalle Academy
2012 Lauren Nadeau, St. Mary Academy - Bay View
2011 Sara Rauwolf, The Prout School
2010 Priya Ghosh, South Kingstown High School
2009 Gianna Velino, Cranston High School
2008 Adam Neupauer, East Greenwich High School
2007 Michael Joseph Mangiante, The Prout School
2006 Laura Sidla
2005 No award made
2004 Patricia DaSilva
2003 Jaclyn Moretti