Purpose of the CFRE Scholarship Program: To encourage fundraisers in the AFP Southern Colorado (AFP SOCO) chapter to pursue and attain the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential from CFRE International.
Key Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Current member of AFP SOCO chapter in good standing
Applicant is seeking initial CFRE certification – no recertifications are eligible for the scholarship
NOTE: it is the responsibility of the applicant to determine their eligibility to sit for the exam. See
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Upon successfully passing the CFRE examination and awarded the CFRE certificate, the applicant will receive half of the testing fee. The exam testing fee is $700 for a first-time applicant or $375 for an exam re-take. AFP SOCO will reimburse half of the exam testing fee paid by the applicant for the exam which was successfully completed. ($350 or $187.50, respectively).
Deadline: Open, scholarships distributed until annually budgeted amount is expended.
Application Process: Applicants must complete the online scholarship application along with a current resume. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as received by the AFP SOCO Chapter Leadership Team and presented to the Board of Directors at the next AFP SOCO board meeting for approval. Applicants will be notified of the status of their application by the AFP SOCO Chapter Administrator. Upon successfully passing the exam, applicant will submit a copy of CFRE certificate to claim scholarship. You must claim your scholarship within one month after you have received your certificate.
Questions: Elizabeth Albo, AFP SOCO Scholarship Committee Chairperson, firstname.lastname@example.org