Roadmap to REALTOR® Application | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

ROADMAP TO REALTOR® APPLICATION

The CAR Foundation Pre-License Study Scholarship awards are based on the applicant’s indication of interest in pursuing a career in the real estate industry and letters of recommendation. All applicants must be a resident of the State of Illinois. Chicago Associations of REALTORS® Officers, Directors and employees, and Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation Officers and Trustees may not apply for this scholarship.

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

Ten students will be accepted per quarter (January, April, July and September), for a total of 40 students per year.

*Please note that all scholarships are applicable to RRES classroom and self-study courses ONLY.*

  • Due to COVID -19, RRES will not offer in person classroom courses.  Alternatively, virtual classes will remain as scheduled until further notice.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • The candidate will have three months to obtain their real estate license.
  • Candidate must become a CAR member to receive reimbursement.
  • The reimbursement scholarship will be up to $700 per successful candidate.
  • Each candidate must include two letters of recommendation. One of the two letters must be from a CAR member with at least 18 months experience in the industry. If you do not have your second letter signed by a CAR member at the time of the application, you must submit the letter within 3 months of your scholarship approval date in order to receive your reimbursement.

Questions may be directed to CARfoundation@chicagorealtor.com.

Please note, the quarterly deadlines to apply for the fiscal year 2021 are:

Winter

December 13th

Spring

March 20th

Summer

June 26th

Fall

August 28th

ROADMAP to REALTOR Application

  • Your Information

    Scholarship applicants might be encouraged to attend a Quarterly Trustee Meeting as part of the application process Application
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  • Business Plan

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  • One letter from an industry or business professional and the second letter will be a recommendation document signed off by CAR member with at least 18 months in the industry.
  • Required Attachments

  • Via Dropbox, Youtube, Google Drive, One Drive, etc.
  • Max. file size: 48 MB.
  • One letter from an industry or business professional.
    Max. file size: 48 MB.
  • The second letter of recommendation document must be signed off by a CAR member with at least 18 months experience in the industry. If you do not have your second letter signed by a CAR member, you must submit the letter within 3 months of your scholarship approval date in order to receive your reimbursement.
    Max. file size: 48 MB.
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