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2016 AFP Hampton Roads Chapter Newcomer Scholarship

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Hampton Roads (AFP-HR) Chapter was founded in July of 2001 to provide professional education, career development and growth of fundraising professionals in the region while promoting high ethical standards and collegiality for those in the fundraising profession. 

The AFP-HR offers a scholarship for a newcomer to fundraising to attend AFP-HR chapter meetings for one (1) year.  

The AFP-HR meetings are held on a monthly basis on the second Tuesday of each month at the Town Center City Club (222 Central Park Avenue #230, Virginia Beach, VA  23462). 

The scholarship covers the monthly registration fee (including lunch) to attend the monthly meeting during the first year. If all requirements are met the scholarship will then cover a one year AFP membership. 

The awardee will be required to attend 70% of the monthly meetings and actively participate on a committee to be eligible for one (1) year membership.

Applicants must be a newcomer to fundraising and should attend all AFP-HR meetings if selected as the winner.  Membership in AFP is not required of applicants.  Winner may not transfer award to another recipient.  Recipient is encouraged to join AFP after the scholarship expires and become active in an AFP-HR committee. 

Applications should be received by March 25, 2016 and should be sent to: Ms. Reese Beeler, Scholarship Committee Chair, c/o WHRO, 2500 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23508 or email application to

Application Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5PM

Click below to download your application:

2016 Chapter Newcomer Scholarship Application

Past recipients include:

2013     Katie Kortze

2014     Renyatta Banks

2015     Angela York