The 2018 AHP Foundation Scholarship Application is now closed. The deadline was January 15, 2018.
The AHP Foundation has designated funds raised through contributions made to the AHP Foundation Annual Fund for the sole purpose of providing scholarship assistance to health care development professionals.
The Foundation scholarship awards, up to $2,000 USD, to help defray the cost for an individual to attend one of the following conferences: the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute), the AHP Annual International Conference, or one of the AHP Spring conferences.
In addition, the Hospital Development and Education Fund (HDEF) of Canada offers the following scholarship assistance to AHP Canadian members through contributions made to the HDEF of Canada:
The AHP Foundation Board of Trustees will be meeting in February 2018 to choose the recipients. All applicants will be notified by early March 2018. If applicants have any questions about their application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The scholarship candidate must have done the following: Completed the online scholarship application, summarizing the reasons he/she feels qualified to receive a scholarship and providing a brief history of professional fundraising experience
The AHP Foundation Board of Trustees will review all eligible applications and base their recommendations on the following:
The AHP Foundation Scholarship recipient will have the choice to attend one of the following AHP conferences:
March 21–23, 2018
San Antonio, TX
May 16–18, 2018
Annual Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute)
July 15–20, 2018
Annual International Conference
October 17–20, 2018
San Diego, CA
On an annual basis, the amount to be distributed from the endowment earnings will be calculated and the available income distribution will be determined in accordance with donor intent. Since the income distribution is based on the annual earnings, endowment scholarship amounts and availability will vary. Recipients of endowed funds will be notified at the end of June 2017.
The AHP Foundation would like to acknowledge with great appreciation the members who have started and supported AHP Endowment Funds.
The Healthcare Paradigm Fund was established in 1992 in honor of the initial AHP Healthcare Paradigm team members with the purpose to provide a scholarship to the AHP Annual International Conference.
The AHP Rockies & Southwest Endowment was established in 1994 to honor four of its members, John R. Vitello, FAHP, Joseph L. Kunec, W. B. (Dub) Harris, FAHP, and Mary D. Poole, FAHP, who served as International Chairs of AHP.
The AHP Southeast Region—Charles W. Heim, Jr. Scholarship Fund was established in 1994. This scholarship is for an AHP member from the Southeast region to attend either the AHP Annual International Conference or the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute).
The Brewster Terry Scholarship was established in 1994 with the purpose of providing one annual scholarship to a member of the AHP Mid-Atlantic region to attend the AHP Annual International Conference, the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute) or the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. The scholarship was established by the Mid-Atlantic region in memory of Mr. Brewster Terry who provided leadership in the early years of the AHP Mid-Atlantic region.
The AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute) honored John F. (Jack) Donovan, FAHP, a perennial teacher at the Madison Institute, by establishing this scholarship fund. The scholarship, made possible through the generosity of the 1997 Madison Institute’s faculty and friends, acknowledged Donovan’s commitment to the Institute and the wisdom and leadership he demonstrated for philanthropy and the fields of health care. The recipient receives funds to attend the Madison Institute.
The AHP Mid-Atlantic Endowment Fund, in honor of Rich Kief, FAHP was established in 2001. This fund is for a member from the AHP Mid-Atlantic region to attend either the AHP Annual International Conference or the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute).
The AHP Pacific Endowment Fund in memory of Mark R. McGinly was established in 2001. This fund is for a member from the AHP Pacific region to attend either the AHP Annual International Conference or the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute).
The Elizabeth Luna Mourning Endowment Fund was established in 2007 by Stephen L. Mourning, FAHP in memory of his wife Elizabeth Luna Mourning. This fund provides one scholarship to a member of AHP who is new to the health care profession to attend the AHP Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy (Madison Institute).