AFAN Astrology Conference and Study Scholarships & Grants

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 2018. 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 2018 when you submit your application.

The following are the scholarships available this year as a benefit of your membership status within AFAN:

(3) UAC-Specific Scholarships. These scholarships are funded by UAC and awarded by AFAN. The scholarships award a free full conference registration to UAC. Recipients of the UAC scholarships will be required to perform a minimum of 1 hour per day service at the AFAN booth during the conference.

(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 1 hour per day service at the AFAN booth during the conference should AFAN host one at that specific conference.

(2) $700 Full Conference Scholarships, for registration, hotel, and meal expenses at a conference of your choice. One Full Conference Scholarship is reserved for an international (non-U.S. or Canada based) applicant while the second is open to any recipient regardless of location. 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 with a clear curriculum with some type of certification as the final goal. If applying for this category, please provide a link to the curriculum of the course or program that the Stipend would be used for.


How to Apply

All current AFAN members in good standing are eligible to apply for the scholarships. Applications should be sent by email to scholarships@afan.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

If applying for the Study Stipend awards, a link to the course or program you intend to take must be provided as well as the cost for the specific study term.

Your application must be received by January 21st, 2018.

Applicants will be notified about results on or before February 16, 2018.

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.

Sincerely, Your 2018 AFAN Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs

Ryhan Butler and Kiki Chen

scholarships@afan.org


In the past, AFAN has offered the following types of scholarships:

  • Two $300 Conference-of-Your-Choice Scholarships (such as AFA, ISAR, NORWAC, NCGR, SOTA, or similar conferences) Recipients of the conference of your choice scholarships will be required to serve a minimum of one-half hour per day at the AFAN booth during the conference.
  • Two $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 serve a minimum of 1 hour per day at the AFAN booth during the conference.
  • Two $500 Study Stipends, 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.
PURPOSE

The purpose of the AFAN scholarships is to provide members with the resources to further their astrological knowledge and enhance their professional skills.

WHO CAN APPLY

All current AFAN members in good standing are eligible to apply for the scholarships.

Applications should be sent by email to scholarships@afan.org.

DEADLINE

Your application must be received by January 21st, 2018.

CO-CHAIRS

Your 2018 AFAN Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs are Ryhan Butler and Kiki Chen.

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