Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (ILREEF)
Minimum of $1,000 annually, non-renewable.
The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year. Last year, nine scholarships were awarded.
The Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (ILREEF) is a not-for-profit organization established to aid and promote the work of real estate education throughout Illinois. The foundation is supported by voluntary contributions from organizations and individuals who recognize the importance of furthering academic experience and training in the real estate industry in Illinois. Scholarship awards have become a prominent activity of the foundation. Many students in real estate-related curricula at colleges and universities have benefited from the foundation's scholarship grants. The selection of scholarship recipients will be determined by ILREEF and based on the following criteria: indication of interest in pursuing a career in real estate or an allied field (i.e., construction, land use planning, mortgage banking, property management, real estate appraising, real estate assessing, real estate brokerage, real estate development, real estate investment counseling, real estate law, real estate syndication); record of scholastic achievement, including academic grade point average; economic need or situation; and references and recommendations by instructors, employers, realtors and other prominent individuals. If selected as a finalist in the award process the student will be requested to appear for a personal interview in June or July.
Applications are available online on the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (ILREEF) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit a typed, signed statement of ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.