Karen "Kat" Carter
Realty Executives Liberty

College Scholarships

College Scholarships

The Georgia REALTORS® are excited to offer $1,000 undergraduate college scholarships for students majoring in a real estate or related degree. One new scholarship recipient will be selected for each school year. Once awarded, the scholarship is renewable for up to three times for a maximum of four scholarships.

Please read the criteria below, complete the application and email back to the Scholarship Foundation, scholarships@garealtor.com, for consideration. The application deadline is April 5 each year for the following school year. (A school year is defined as August 1 through July 31.) PLEASE NOTE: THE 2020 APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 15, 2020. 

  • The scholarship is available to any full-time under-graduate student attending an accredited university in the state of Georgia (private or state) majoring in real estate or a real estate-related field.
  • One new applicant will be awarded a scholarship the upcoming school year (August 1 through July 31) in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship is renewable for up to three times for a maximum of four scholarships.
  • The applicant must be enrolled in college or officially going to begin college the upcoming school year (of August 1 through July 31) to apply but does not have to be a freshman.
  • All applicants will be screened and selected by the Scholarship Committee Trustees.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • The application must include the following:

    • Award(s) documentation, if any
    • If a high school student in the past five (5) years, provide a certified copy of your high school transcripts via email to scholarships@garealtor.com.
      The transcripts must be emailed from:
      –  Your school counseling department,
      OR
      – You provided each page of the transcripts is signed by your guidance counselor.
    • If not a high school student in the past five (5) years, attach a résumé of your past five (5) years of academic and/employment history.
    • A 500-600 word essay to summarize college and career plans in addition to why the applicant feels deserving of the scholarship, and
    • Two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher/professor and one from a non-family member. Letters must be signed and include contact information of the person making the recommendation. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, meal plan, dorm fees and other directly-related school expenses. Scholarship funds cannot be used for travel or off-campus living expenses. 

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    • Scholarship Application