ZEKE MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP

This fund provides for higher education to college students or pre-license study for aspiring REALTORS® as well as  post-license study for C.A.R. members at the REALTORS® Real Estate School. Scholarship funds are awarded to individuals who support stabilization and economic development efforts in the following Chicago neighborhoods: Auburn Gresham, Austin, Bronzeville, Englewood, Garfield Park, Humbolt Park, South Shore and Woodlawn.

Scholarship applications will only be accepted if received prior to the completion of the course for which the scholarship is requested.

 

Scholarship Requirements – Pre License Study

Effective October 1, 2013, approved recipients for pre-license scholarships will receive $350 upon successful completion of the pre-license class and $350 upon joining C.A.R. as a REALTOR® member.

  • Must meet current minimum Illinois licensing standards
  • Must submit fully completed application for consideration
  • Valid only for the RRES pre-licensing programs
  • 500 word essay explaining how the personal contributions that have had a positive impact on your community within the following Chicago neighborhoods: Auburn Gresham, Austin, Bronzeville, Englewood, Garfield Park, Humbolt Park, South Shore and Woodlawn.

Scholarship Requirements – Post License Study

  • Must meet current minimum Illinois licensing standards.
  • Must be a member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® or CommercialForum subscriber in good standing for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Valid only for the RRES post- licensing programs that are eligible for Illinois continuing education credits.
  • 500 word essay explaining how you have fostered housing market stabilization and economic development efforts in the following Chicago neighborhoods: Auburn Gresham, Austin, Bronzeville, Englewood, Garfield Park, Humbolt Park, South Shore and Woodlawn.

How to Apply

Fill out and submit an application form by clicking here.

Questions or concerns regarding your application can be directed to Jay Turner.