Several Scholarship Opportunities Available

The Southeastern Wisconsin chapter’s commitment to education and training is supported by several scholarship opportunities. Applications are accepted throughout the year and are awarded by a committee of the Chapter board.  You must be a member of AFP Southeastern Wisconsin to be eligible for a conference or education scholarship.


Not a member? Now is a great time to join!

2018 AFP International Conference Scholarships

AFPSEWI Special Scholarship Opportunity
International Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana:  April 15-17, 2018

The AFP International Fundraising Conference is happening in New Orleans, home of jazz, Mardi Gras and the city’s 300th anniversary, April 15-17, 2018!

Are you interested in networking with other fundraisers from around the world, hearing from profound speakers and industry experts, and visiting with a variety of resource partners? If so, apply today for a scholarship to attend the largest annual gathering of your peers!

Three scholarships are available for AFP Southeastern WI members: 

(2) Chapter Scholarships

  • Given by AFP Southeastern WI, this scholarship covers the registration fee, and travel and expenses up to $2,000. 

Chamberlain Scholarship: 

  • Provided by AFP International and AFP Southeastern WI, this scholarship covers the registration fee plus $1,200 for travel and expenses. 
  • Candidate must have never attended an AFP or NSFRE International Fundraising Conference.  New members are encouraged to apply.

Three scholarships—one application!  Click here for the application.

  • Application due on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 5 p.m. Email completed applications to Shavonn Montgomery Brown at  
  • Winners will be announced at the AFP Luncheon on Thursday, January 25, 2018. 

If you have additional questions please contact, Shavonn Montgomery Brown, Scholarship Committee Chair, at or 414-443-3923.  

Membership Scholarships - please check back for scholarship opportunities in 2018

AFP is a great resource for all people in the fundraising field – whether you are a brand new fundraiser or a seasoned vet there is something for you. Some of the benefits that come with your membership are: exclusive member-only rates for regional and national conferences, access to member-only scholarship and mentorship opportunities, free on-demand webinars, and leadership opportunities through participation in the local chapter. But let’s talk about the benefits that you don’t pay for reconnecting with old coworkers and friends, making new friends, having a network to bounce ideas off of and the list goes on. 

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Past Scholarships

2017 Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference Scholarships

The Southeastern WI Chapter is pleased to offer up to four $160 scholarships for the Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference in Pewaukee on August 17th.  This educational program is jointly sponsored by the Southeastern WI and Madison AFP Chapters and promises to be a top-notch opportunity to learn from nationally-known presenters and network with area development professionals. 

Deadline to apply is June 30th.  If you do not receive a scholarship, you will still be eligible for the member-only early bird rate after the June 30th deadline if they've not already registered. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE


2017 AFP International Conference Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 scholarship recipients!
Carolyn Hahn, Wisconsin Parkinson Association; Lindsay Just Addiction Resource Council, Inc. and; Heather Stoskopf, Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc.

This years conference was held in San Francisco, CA on April 30 - May 22, 2017.

Each year, our chapter offers three scholarships to assist chapter members in good standing to be able to attend the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference. 

*Photo features left to right, Heather Stoskopf, 2016 Scholarship Recipient; Nancy Seidl Nelson, AFP SEWI Chapter President and Carolyn Hahn, 2016 Chamberlain Scholar Recipient.