2019 Annual Conference Scholarship

Rising Leader Scholarship for Philanthropy WV Annual Conference

Deadline Extended: Scholarship Applications Now Due October 25th

Thanks to the generosity of a few sponsors Philanthropy WV will offer four scholarships to allow rising leaders within West Virginia involved and/or interested in philanthropy to attend our 2019 Annual Conference. The scholarship will cover the recipient’s registration fee and/or their hotel accommodations.  Scholarship recipients will be responsible for meals outside the conference, transportation and incidental expenses.  To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Work for a Philanthropy West Virginia member or have a demonstrated interest in getting involved as a board member, staff member, young philanthropist, or advisor to a grantmaking foundation, corporate giving program, giving circles, venture philanthropy, and/or charitable giving.
  • Have worked in philanthropy, served on a board/giving circle, or be involved as donors/philanthropists at any level for less than five years.
  • Have the endorsement of a Philanthropy WV member and/or Partner to attend the conference.
  • Demonstrate financial need and rising/established leadership activities in the philanthropic sector.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday October 25th, 2019. More information is on the scholarship application, which you can download below. Submit your application by email to info@philanthropywv.org, with a subject line of “Conference Scholarship Application” or mail your application to PO Box 1584, Morgantown WV 26505.