APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund
For the 2019 conference, APAP is excited to continue the APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund (formerly known as the APAP Scholarship Program) to expand access to the conference and assist members in attending APAP|NYC.
How can I donate to the Participation Assistance Fund?
You can make a donation of $25 or more to the APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund here by selecting "APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund". There is also an opportunity for you to make a donation to the PAF when you register for the conference.
How can I apply to the APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund?
Current, paid APAP members can apply for the fund, which includes one complimentary registration to APAP|NYC 2019 and a $500 stipend, to help offset the costs of participating. The number of recipients awarded is based on the funds contributed and subject to the availability of funds.
The application process will open in the spring of 2018.
FAQs for applicants
Do I need to be a current member to apply? Yes. Your membership must be current to apply and must remain current through January 31, 2019.
If I am an artist and don’t have an individual APAP membership, can I still be eligible? Yes, if you are an artist officially on the roster of a member agency.
Can I still apply if someone from my organization is already registered for the APAP|NYC conference? Yes! Many member organizations wish to send more people to APAP|NYC, but can’t afford to.
How many APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Funds will APAP award and how will you determine who will receive them? The number of funds awarded is based on the funds contributed and subject to the availability of funds. Once the application deadline closes, scholarship recipients will be chosen by random lottery from the pool of eligible candidates.
When will I find out if I have been selected? You will be notified within 30 days of the application close date.
Are there any requirements I need to fulfill if I am selected to receive Participation Assistance Funds? Recipients will be required to provide a video testimonial on-site at the APAP|NYC 2019 conference. Arrangements to be organized by APAP.
The Participation Assistance Fund may not be used in conjunction with any other APAP|NYC 2019 conference discounts.
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