Scholarships & Grants
To All AFAN Members:
Your AFAN Steering Committee is happy to announce to our members that AFAN will be awarding $3000 in scholarships to the membership for the year of 2014. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide members with the resources to further their astrological knowledge and enhance their professional skills. Please note that in order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship you must be an AFAN member in good standing for the year 2014 when you submit your application.
The following are the scholarships available this year as a benefit of your membership status within AFAN.
(2) $300 Conference-of-Your-Choice Scholarships (such as AFA, NORWAC, NCGR, SOTA, or similar conferences) Recipients of the Conference of your choice scholarships will be required to perform a minimum of ½ hour per day service at the AFAN booth during the conference.
(2) $700 Full Conference Scholarships, for registration, hotel, and meal expenses at a conference of your choice. Recipients of the Full Conference Scholarships will be required to perform a minimum of 1 hour per day service at the AFAN booth during the conference.
(2) $500 Study Stipends. Applications will be accepted for one course or term of study online or in person, up to a maximum of $500. Eligible classes for this category are those available through a school/association/etc. which offers multiple teachers or styles rather than private tutoring.
How to Apply:
All current AFAN members in good standing are eligible to apply for the scholarships. Applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include:
-the specific scholarship(s) you are applying for
-a short explanation of your background in astrology so far
-how the scholarship would help you further your aims in astrology
-a statement of financial need
For study stipend grants only, please also include the cost for the specific study term or project proposal. Your application must be received by February 15, 2014.
Scholarship recipients will afterwards write a brief article about their experiences to be published in the AFAN newsletter. Conference scholarship recipients will also assist at the AFAN membership table during the conference attended.
All applicants will be notified of results by March 18, 2014.
Your 2014 AFAN Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs
Karen Johnson and Laura Tadd
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