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The Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter is Accepting Applications for the Chamberlain Scholarship (no applicants received as of 9/25/14)

The Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter is accepting applications for the Chamberlain Scholarship.  This scholarship will cover the registration fee for the 2015 International AFP Conference on Fundraising in Baltimore, MD (March 29-31, 2015) and allow the recipient to register for just $10.  In addition, the Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter provides up to $1000 for reimbursable expenses such as travel, lodging, and meals. The application deadline is October 1, 2014.

Applicants should be aware that the total cost of attending the International Conference is approximately $2,000 depending upon travel and lodging arrangements.  (Recipients are responsible for their own travel/ lodging arrangements.)  Therefore, applicants must secure the signature of their direct supervisors or a member of their organization’s executive committee. 

The 2015 Chamberlain Scholarship Application can be found here. Questions regarding the Chamberlain Scholarship may be directed to Megan Sadowski at mesadowski76@gmail.com


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