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aasp is pleased to announce the availability of six Summit 2019 Scholarships, for practitioners in underrepresented sectors, and for practitioners in small shops.

Those who wish to apply for those scholarships must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a short statement outlining the anticipated benefits from attending Summit 2019, and indicating written approval from a supervisor.

Applications Due: Friday, June 7, 2019

The scholarships include:

  • Registration fee for Summit 2019
  • Registration fee for our Newcomers PreConference Session
  • One year of membership dues
  • Travel costs up to $300
  • A single room at the conference hotel for two nights. (Please note this scholarship does not include meals outside of breakfast and lunch on 9/10 and breakfast on 9/11, room service, or add-ons to any room.)

General Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be working in the field of advancement services for at least one year as of the date of Summit (September 2019).
  • Meet the criteria for an underrepresented sector and/or the small shop criteria listed below:
    • Must be employed by an organization identified as "underrepresented" in our membership, specifically:
      • Arts/Culture
      • Environment/Wildlife/Animal Welfare
      • K-12 Education
      • Humanitarian/Social Services
      • Religion
      • Healthcare
    • AND/OR
    • Must be employed by an organization with three or fewer FTEs in advancement services. (May be awarded to a practitioner whose job functions are .5 FTE in advancement services, but no less)

Applications are anonymized and judged by a committee. Please note that scholarships are awarded to the individual applicant and are not transferable. Should a winner leave the field of advancement services or disqualify before Summit, the aasp reserves the right to award the scholarship to another individual from the current pool of qualifying applicants.

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