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Conference Scholarships and Travel Grants

ARNOVA Conference Scholarships and Travel Grants provide support to assist individuals to attend ARNOVA’s Annual Conference. Though our resources are limited, we particularly hope to make it possible for people of limited financial means to participate in this important event. We especially encourage applications from under-represented minority students, faculty, and practitioners, and from our international and United States-based members from diverse disciplines. 


1. Plan to attend and present at the Annual Conference

2. Applicants either must be an ARNOVA member with an active membership at time of application.

3. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented groups, from diverse disciplines, and from our international and United States-based members.

4. Previous Conference Scholarships and Travel Grants Award winners are eligible to apply, though, priority is given to new awardees.


Submission Requirements:

1. A letter of application that (1) includes a brief statement on the applicant’s interest in nonprofit research, and respectively why and how the ARNOVA conference will benefit them, (2) demonstrates financial need (availability and shortage of other financial sources/means), and (3) indicates whether this will be the first presenting at/attending an ARNOVA conference.

2. A curriculum vitae (CV) with background information on the applicant (personal and professional information). The CV should include all contact details (email address, telephone number).

3. Copy of the confirmation of the proposal submission to the annual conference.



Selection Criteria:

Demonstrated financial needs
2. Overall quality of the applicant’s ARNOVA conference proposal.
3. Preference is given to applicants from an under-represented group, as defined by ARNOVA.
4. Priority will be given to first-time attendees, and individuals who have not been chosen for a concurrent program scholarship in the current year, or any scholarship award since 2016.


Award Amount:

Conference Scholarship includes remission of conference registration fees.

Conference Scholarships AND Travel Grant includes remission of conference registration fees AND a travel stipend of up to $250. All travel stipends will be provided at the Conference.


AWARD AMOUNT: Please see above
DEADLINE: April 16



Submissions now closed



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