Awards are made by the ACGA Terry L. Simmons Scholarship Committee. Applications are due by December 8, 2017. Applicants will be notified the week of January 8, 2018.
The American Council on Gift Annuities offers scholarships through The Terry L. Simmons Philanthropic Endowment Fund to attend the Conference on Gift Annuities for individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the Conference without this assistance.
Criteria considered when awarding a scholarship include, but are not limited to, the following:
- If an individual has attended, or the organization at which the individual is employed, has been represented at an ACGA Conference in the past
- The size of the budget of the organization at which the individual works when applying for the scholarship
- The individual’s and employer-organization’s commitment to developing and enhancing planned giving activity as an important contributor to their long term career and fundraising efforts