Conference Scholarships.

Conference Scholarship.

We offer scholarships for registration and lodging from two memorials.


The Chuck Howard Scholarship covers the GPA’s Annual Conference registration and lodging costs for a GPA member in need of financial support to advance his/her professional development.


History

The Susan Kemp Conference Scholarship, in memory of Susan Kemp, a longtime grant professional, is offered to GPA members to cover the registration fee and three nights lodging for the GPA Annual Conference.


History

Below is the current list of conference scholarships. Many thanks to all the GPA chapters and individuals who continue to donate to help these Scholarships advance the grant profession.


GPA Conference Scholarships.

  1. Peach State Scholarship - National Conference registration
  2. North Florida – National Conference scholarship
  3. Arizona Founding Chapter – National Conference scholarship
  4. South Florida – Chapter Conference scholarships
  5. St. Louis – National Conference scholarship ($3,000 for three $1,000 scholarships for early bird rate and to offset conference costs)
  6. Nevada – Pam Van Pelt Conference Scholarship
  7. Nevada – Rosemary West Conference Scholarship
  8. GPF - Becki Shawver Memorial Scholarship – National Conference registration and travel (Priority given to applicant who is active GPA member and attending first National GPA conference)
  9. GPF Direct Conference Scholarships
  10. Chuck Howard Scholarship – National Conference registration and 3 nights lodging
  11. Susan Kemp Scholarship – National Conference registration and 3 nights lodging
  12. Nora Stombaugh Memorial Scholarship – National Conference registration and travel (Priority given to applicants who either 1) are employed by or serve as a consultant for an organization that serves and/or advocates for LGBTQ individuals, or 2) have demonstrated their commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues by performing volunteer service within the past year)
  13. Tracy Doe Potter Memorial Scholarship – National Conference registration and travel (Priority given to applicants who either 1) are employed by or serve as a consultant for an organization that provides mental health services, or 2) have demonstrated their commitment to helping individuals with mental health issues by performing volunteer service within the past year)
  14. Great Lakes Virtual Chapter – Greg Bair Memorial Scholarship – National Conference registration and travel (Priority given to applicants residing in Northwest Ohio and who either 1) are employed by or serve as a consultant for an organization that serves people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, or 2) have demonstrated their commitment to helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities by performing volunteer service within the past year)

Scholarship applications for the GPA National Conference closed June 20, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact info@grantprofessionalsfoundation.org.

2017

  • Jane Arney – Peach State Scholarship
  • Nancy Battersby – St. Louis Chapter Scholarship
  • Gabriele Beck – Greg Bair Memorial Scholarship
  • Jackie Beyer – Tracey Doe Potter Memorial Scholarship
  • Leanne Cardwell – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship
  • Holly Craw – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship
  • Konstandina Dulu – Becki Shawver Memorial Scholarship
  • Jana Gowan – Nora Stombaugh Memorial Scholarship
  • TJ Hansell – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship
  • Laura Horochowski – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship (AZ Resident)
  • Fielding Jezreel – St. Louis Chapter Scholarship
  • Lauren Petersen – Pam Van Pelt Memorial Scholarship
  • Amy Shankland – Susan Kemp Memorial Scholarship
  • Wendy Strain – Chuck Howard Memorial Scholarship
  • Catherine High – Rosemary West Memorial Scholarship
  • Shannon Northorp – South Florida Chapter Scholarship
  • Kristin Pazulski – Grant Professional Foundation Scholarship
  • Josh Martin – Grant Professional Foundation Scholarship
  • Shriya Soora – Grant Professional Foundation Scholarship
  • Eileen Harris – Grant Professional Foundation Scholarship

2016

  • Laura Scott – GPF Scholarship
  • Matthew Fornoff – GPF Scholarship
  • Liz Ratchford – Susan Kemp Memorial Scholarship
  • Debra Burns – Susan Kemp Memorial Scholarship
  • Nancy Ellis – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship
  • Karen Watkins-Watts – Chuck Howard Memorial Scholarship
  • Rachel Smoka-Richardson – GPF Scholarship
  • Lisa Yalkut – South Florida Chapter Scholarship
  • Linda Maddox – Georgia Peach Scholarship

2015

  • Scholarship: Judy Riffle (Rio Rico, AZ)
  • Arkansas Chapter Scholarship: Danell Hetrick (Batesville, AR)
  • Jerry Dillehay Scholarship: Kristyn Connor (Tucson, AZ)
  • Peach State Scholarship: DeaRonda Harrison (McDonough, GA)
  • South Florida Chapter Scholarship: Jayson Babel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
  • South Florida Chapter Scholarship: Christine Heft (Cooper City, FL)
  • St. Louis Chapter Scholarship: Fielding Jezreel (St. Louis, MO)
  • St. Louis Chapter Scholarship: Leah Joyce (Collinsville, IL)
  • St. Louis Chapter Scholarship: Ashlee Lambert (Belleville, IL)
  • Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship: Amanda Ellinger (Roanoke, VA)
  • Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship: Elaine Finn (Audubon, NJ)
  • Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship: Amy Grosso (Round Rock, TX)
The Terms of Scholarship are below:

  • You affirm that the information provided in your application is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge, and you acknowledge that the Grant Professionals Foundation and its Scholarship Committee will be relying on the information provided in determining scholarship awards to the Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference.
  • In the event you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you agree that the scholarship will be provided in the form of a credit tendered by the Grant Professionals Foundation to the Grant Professionals Association and applicable only to registration for the Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference (and any other provisions, if any, specifically stated above for the scholarship for which you apply). You understand that you are responsible for any other expenses relating to your attendance at the National Conference.
  • You also understand that there is no cash equivalent for the scholarship and that the scholarship is not refundable or transferable, and applies only to the Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference.
  • You agree to provide the Grant Professionals Foundation with 1) two hours of volunteer service during the Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference; 2) your presence at an awards ceremony organized by the Grant Professionals Foundation to take place during the National Conference; 3) your presence at a group photo shoot during the Annual Conference; and 4) an essay (1,500 words) regarding your attendance at the conference, its value to you as a grant professional and the impact of this scholarship, within 90 days after attending the Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference.
  • You agree that the Grant Professionals Foundation and/or the Grant Professionals Association may publish your name or identifying information, photographic likeness and statement on its website or in any electronic or print communications, identifying you as a scholarship recipient.
  • In the event that you cannot attend the conference for any reason, you agree to inform the Grant Professionals Foundation immediately and understand that an alternate awardee will be selected in your place. This alternate will be selected by the Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship Committee based on results from the reviews of scholarship applications.