Scholarships and Awards

The AFP Edmonton and Area Chapter offers scholarships, awards and bursaries for members to increase their professionalism, knowledge, and skills by attending conferences, courses, and workshops relevant to fundraisers offered locally, nationally, and internationally.

Scholarship and bursary opportunities include:

1. CFRE Award

  • Value: Two awards valued at $250 each
  • Application Deadline:
  • Distribution: Upon confirmation of course or exam registration.
  • Criteria: All AFP Edmonton and Area members who have paid to write their CFRE Exam or who have or plan to register and attended the CFRE Review Course offered by any AFP Chapter. There is no limit on experience or number of times that a member may apply for the award. The award is not eligible for CFRE recertification. Proof of registration must be provided before funds are awarded.

2. Fundamentals of Fundraising Award

  • Value: Two Awards valued at $250 each
  • Application Deadline:
  • Distribution: Upon confirmation of course registration
  • Criteria: All AFP Edmonton and Area members who have or plan to register and attended a Fundamentals of Fundraising Course offered by any AFP Chapter. There is no limit on experience or number of times that a member may apply for the award. Proof of registration must be provided before funds are awarded. 

3. AFP Edmonton and Area Chapter Award – AFP International Conference on Fundraising

  • Value: $2000
  • Application Deadline:
  • Distribution: Paid once proof of registration, flight and accommodations have been provided.
  • Criteria: All AFP Edmonton and Area members who have registered in the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. There is no limit on experience or past conferences attended. Award winners will not be eligible to apply for a period of 2 years following the receipt of the award.

4. Chamberlain Scholarship Award – AFP International Conference on Fundraising

  • Value: Full conference Registration for $10 plus $500 for travel expenses.
  • Application Deadline:
  • Distribution: Registration details provided in advance of October early bird registration cutoff.
  • Criteria: Candidate is employed as a fundraising professional or, if candidate is an executive director, a substantial amount of time must be devoted to fundraising. Candidate has never attended an AFP or NSFRE International Conference on Fundraising as a registered participant (unless as a member of the Conference Host Committee). Candidate must agree to complete an online evaluation form about his or her experience at International Conference. Only one individual from any local organization or institution may be selected.

5. AFP Presidents Membership Bursary

  • Value: $330
  • Application Deadline:
  • Distribution: July 1 or upon renewal date that expires within one year of Application Deadline
  • Criteria: Available to anyone interested in joining AFP. Preference given to those who require financial assistance.

For more information please contact Ryan Drury at ryan.drury@stollerykids.com.

Stay tuned for more information on how to apply for the 2017 Scholarships and Awards.