Current Apra Indiana Scholarship & Award Opportunities
Apra Indiana Founders' Scholarship
Kathy K. Wilson Scholarship
Apra Indiana Service Award
Current Apra International Scholarship & Award Opportunities
Apra Distinguished Service Award
Apra Professional of the Year
Apra Margaret Fuhry Award
The Apra Indiana Founders' Scholarship covers the costs of any Apra-affiliated conference registration plus a one year membership with Apra International (if applicant is not already a member). In support of the Apra Indiana goal to promote professional growth, this scholarship is awarded to an Apra Indiana member based on financial need. Nominations for the award must be submitted by March 30, 2018 to be considered.
How to Apply:
1. Complete the online application
3.. Submit a one-page resume.
After submitting the online application please email your narrative and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for the Founders' Scholarship online application
Applicants for the Kathy K. Wilson scholarship must demonstrate a commitment to the profession of research for the field of development through leadership, mentoring, volunteerism and dedication. The award will be a stipend to be used for professional development, limited to use for Apra Indiana conferences. The Apra Indiana Scholarship Award will be awarded at the discretion of the Apra Indiana board. The scholarship is named in honor of Kathy K. Wilson, former Apra Indiana president, and members of all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit the application is September 28, 2018.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
This scholarship will cover registration fees for one Apra Indiana event. You have the opportunity to choose from any of the following:
Click here for the Kathy K. Wilson Scholarship online application
The Apra Indiana Service Award was established in 1997 to recognize a member of the prospect research community who has demonstrated leadership, dedication, and commitment to the field. If you know of a current or previous member who has demonstrated these qualities, please click here to submit a nomination form. A group of individuals may complete the form.
Previous winners of this award are:
Click here to complete the Apra Indiana Service Award online nomination form
In support of the Apra goal to promote professional growth, Apra's Scholarship Award ensures accessibility to educational programming by awarding a scholarship to a prospect development professional based on financial need and professional merit. In review of applications, the selection committee considers professional achievements, proven leadership within and outside their organization, and volunteer participation with local/regional groups. Selection is weighted on both merit and financial need.
The Apra Scholarship covers the costs of conference registration, accommodation (up to four nights) and travel expenses (not to exceed U.S. $1,000) plus a one-year membership with Apra International.
Established in 1990, the Distinguished Service Award honors an individual who has enhanced both the prospect development profession and Apra through exceptional contributions beyond his/her daily paid work. The award takes into account professional competencies and personal competencies (contributions that facilitate learning and talents that are exceptional). Self-nominations are permitted.
A committee of Apra members will select one (1) Distinguished Service Award recipient.
This award was established in 1999 and is open to all Apra members. Formerly known as the Researcher of the Year award, it recognizes an outstanding fundraising professional who has made a significant positive impact on his or her organization's success in fulfilling its mission. The award is intended to recognize the skills, talents and accomplishments of a member in our profession who has gone above and beyond the scope of their core duties and played a leadership role in their organization.
The Apra Professional of the Year award recipient receives a full complimentary conference registration and accommodations at the conference hotel.
Self-nominations are permitted. If nominating yourself, please include the name(s) of and contact information for your immediate supervisor(s).
A committee of Apra members will select one (1) Apra Professional of the Year and the award will be presented at Prospect Development 2018. Representatives of any company sponsoring the award are not part of the selection committee, nor are they consulted for final selection of the recipient. Additionally, award nominees and employees of any organization at which an award nominee works, are ineligible to serve on the selection committee.
Established in 1998, this award is given to an Apra member based on his or her leadership, mentorship, volunteerism and dedication to professional development. Apra's 2018 Margaret Fuhry Award grants a full conference scholarship, including registration, transportation and hotel accommodations. A committee of Apra members will select one (1) Apra Margaret Fuhry Award recipient and the award will be presented at Prospect Development 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.
*Current Apra Awards Committee members and current and former Apra International Board Members are not eligible for this award; applicants must have volunteered within two years of the submission due date and be a current member of Apra International.