Illinois REALTORS® have about six weeks to prepare and submit their applications for numerous Real Estate Educational Foundation scholarships.
Six annual scholarships have an April 1 deadline:
- James M. Kinney Scholarship, worth $1,000 for the 2017-18 school year;
- Richard “Dick” Wiegers Scholarship, worth $1,000 for 2017-18;
- Academic Scholarship, worth $1,000 for 2017-18;
- Thomas F. Seay Scholarship, worth $2,000 for 2017-18;
- Morgan L. Fitch Scholarship, worth $2,000 for 2017-18; and
- George Patt Scholarship, worth $1,000 for 2017-18.
The Kinney Scholarship is a college scholarship open prospective students in any field of study at any accredited college or university. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of REALTORS®, REALTOR® Associates, Illinois REALTORS® members in good standing with a local, state or national association.
The Wiegers scholarship is for Illinois residents pursuing a college or university education in the field of Business, Law, Finance or a graduate program in Business.
The Academic scholarship is for college students attending any accredited college or the University of Illinois to pursue a real estate career.
The Seay scholarship is for applicants pursuing a career in real estate at any college or university in the United States.
The Fitch scholarship is for students attending the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the College of Commerce and Business Administration or the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Patt scholarship is for United States military veterans who want to pursue a college degree in real estate or education in real estate administration.
The AIREE Grant, for real estate professionals who are continuing or expanding their knowledge of real estate instruction, has a $500 award and an application deadline of April 15.
For more information and applications, visit www.ilreef.org.