Chamberlain Scholarship


Each year, AFP South Sound (AFPSS) provides funding for a chapter member to attend the AFP International Conference (ICON). The scholarship recipient receives $500 for travel expenses from AFPSS if attending the event in person, conference registration from AFP International (roughly $800 value), and the opportunity for accredited fundraising education courses and networking.

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Eligibility Requirements: 

  • The applicant must be a member of the AFPSS Chapter.
  • The applicant must be employed as a fundraising professional and/or have a position that requires at least half of their time to be spent on fundraising activities.
  • The applicant has never attended an AFP International Conference on Fundraising.
  • The applicant agrees to share a few comments about their experience in the Chapter e-newsletter and complete an evaluation form for AFP International.

If interested in applying for this rewarding scholarship to attend ICON 2023, please request an application by emailing  Applications are due by December 22, 2022.

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Past Recipients

Past AFPSS Chamberlain Scholarship recipients have included:
  • 2021 — Teddy Wingo
  • 2020 — Karina Bharnes
  • 2019 — Andrea Michelbach
  • 2018 — Lianna Shepherd
  • 2017 — Mary Brickle
  • 2016 — Kate Albert Ward