2023 Scholarship Application 

The AFP - Arkansas Chapter promotes the professional development and career advancement of its members through educational programming and by offering a network of professional resources that can help members generate philanthropic support for their organizations. We recognize that financial restraints can limit educational opportunities for our members. We are proud to help offset the cost through our scholarships.

If you have any questions regarding scholarships and this process, please contact Matthew Stripling, Scholarship Chair at or Michelle Harper, VP of Membership at

2021 Scholarship Recipients

“I am so appreciative to be named a recipient of the AFP Membership Scholarship. We are just beginning fundraising efforts at my organization, and this scholarship will provide the opportunities, resources, networking, and support to grow our fundraising." Lani Jennings-Hall                                                 Lani 2

"I am honored to join such an esteemed group of Fundraising Professionals. I am new to the area, joining AFP will help me broaden my professional network and gain valuable professional development opportunities." Arlene Davis, Ph.D. 

"I'm so excited to become a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals; this will make a significant impact on my ability to succeed as the Executive Director of The Studio Theatre! I can't wait to learn from other members and meet like-minded individuals who want to improve our world."  Shelby Hibbs