The Designation or Certification Scholarship is based on the applicant's indication of interest in pursuing a career in the real estate industry and letters of recommendations. All applicants must be a resident of the State of Illinois. Chicago Associations of REALTORS® Officers, Directors and employees, and Chicago Association of REALTORS® Education Foundation Officers and Trustees are may not apply for this scholarship.
Beginning October 1st, 2013, scholarship applications will only be accepted if received prior to the completion of the course for which the scholarship is requested.
Minimum one year’s experience within the real estate industry
Must be Chicago Association of REALTORS® member in good standing
Must have the recommendation of the managing broker, a Chicago Association of REALTORS® member, or CAREF Board of Trustee
Must submit a completed application
If you are applying for a Coldwell Banker Scholarship, you MUST be a Coldwell Banker Broker.
Up to $500 for National Association of REALTORS® recognized Designation or Certification
Classes or designation must be completed within 1 year of receiving scholarship
Payment is reimbursed with successful attainment of the Designation or Certification
Accepted Designations Your Scholarship Can Be Used Towards
ABR – Accredited Buyer’s Representative
ALC – Accredited Land Consultant
AHWD – At Home With Diversity
ALHS – Accredited Luxury Home Specialist
BPOR – Broker Price Opinion Resource
CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member
CPM – Certified Property Manager
CRB – Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist