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Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) Impact Scholarship Program

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) Impact Scholarship Program

Increasing educational opportunities through scholarships focused on philanthropic advising.

The CAP® Impact Scholarship Program was created to support non-profit gift planners from historically underrepresented communities in their pursuit of advanced knowledge. By providing access to higher education, resources, and powerful networks we hope to empower professionals to better facilitate the generosity of donors for the benefit of society.

Qualified scholarship applicants can receive a partial scholarship ($1,500) for the CAP® three-course curriculum. Scholarships are awarded based on the recommendations of a College scholarship selection committee.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • Student must self-identify as African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian/Pacific Islander, or LGBTQ (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgendered/Queer).
  • Work for a nonprofit organization, community or corporate foundation, or supporting organization
  • Must enroll in The College’s Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) pre-paid three-course program
  • Applicants cannot be eligible for educational reimbursement from employer
  • CAP® Scholars are encouraged to serve as mentors, facilitators and/or CAP® Program ambassadors upon completion of the three-course program

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Scholarships are awarded on a rolling, competitive basis based on recommendations of a scholarship review committee, which is appointed by each program director. The selection committee will review and evaluate each applicant based on achievements, education potential, financial need, and “x factor” (may include results from interview, income level, disability, family situation, volunteer work, etc.).

Only one scholarship per applicant will be awarded. Applicants cannot be a current student of The American College of Financial Services or have already earned a degree or designation from The College.

For more information about the CAP® Impact Scholarship, please contact Elaine Gulezian at Elaine.Gulezian@TheAmericanCollege.edu.