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.



San Antonio

2019 AFP International Conference Scholarships

This year's conference will be held in San Antonio, TX on March 31 - April 2, 2019.

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.

Each year, AFP International offers the Chamberlain Scholarship to assist AFP members to attend an AFP International Conference.

The AFPSEWI Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the Chamberlain scholarship is available again this year to attend the 2019 AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Antonio, TX, March 31 – April 2, 2019.

The recipient will experience three unforgettable days of breakout sessions, keynote speakers, and networking, accompanied by opportunities to explore the food, music and culture of the San Antonio.

To qualify for the Chamberlain Scholarship: 

  • Candidate must have never attended an AFP or NSFRE International Fundraising Conference. ( New members were encouraged to apply).
  • Agree to share your experience from the conference.
  • Diversity and financial need are considered, but not required.

The Chamberlain Scholar is provided by AFP International and AFP Southeastern WI. This scholarship covers the registration fee (minus a $10 processing fee) plus $1,200 for travel and expenses. For a total of $2,000.

Applications for the 2019 AFP International Conference scholarships is now open and must be submitted by January 7

Download Application

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Past Scholarships

Not yet a member of AFPSEWI or know someone who wants to be a member?

Join now, by applying for a FREE AFPSEWI membership – it’s easy!

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.

We are currently accepting applications for five membership scholarships. Scholarships are available to new members only.

Now is the time to pull the trigger, apply for a scholarship and join AFP.  Deadline is Friday, October 26, 2018!

Download the Membership Scholarship Application


2018 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 Madison on August 23rd.  This educational program is jointly sponsored by the Southeastern WI and Greater 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 you've not already registered. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE


2018 AFP International Conference Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 scholarship recipients!

Amanda Stahmann, Life Navigators; Chuck Rozewicz, Milwaukee Rep Theatre and; Chris Ciancimino, School of Architecture and Urban Planning at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

This years conference was held in New Orleans, LA on April 13 - April 18, 2018.

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. 

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.

The 2017 conference was held in San Francisco, CA April 30 - May 2


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