Scholarship Chair

Position Title: Scholarship Chair

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Professional Development

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Determines, coordinates and awards all scholarships for the Chapter
    • Scholarships include: AFP International Conference, CFRE Exam, certificate courses, AFP Education Courses, and membership
    • Communicates scholarships deadlines and application procedures to the Chapter
    • Informs scholarship recipients and non-recipients in a timely fashion
    • Submits all necessary documentation to AFP Global for AFP Conference scholarship recipient (Chamberlain Scholar)
  • With the Volunteer Coordinator and Mentoring Chair tracks committee involvement of mentees and scholarship recipients
  • Works with the Vice President of Communications and Marketing Chair to outline strategies for communicating all scholarship opportunities to membership
  • With committee, personally promotes scholarship opportunities through group and one-on-one communications
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor