The New Jersey Realtors® Educational Foundation is a non-profit organization that was established in 1969 to foster education, promote knowledge, conduct research and assist in the education of students pursuing a college or university degree. The foundation offers annual scholarships to help students meet the costs of higher education. Criteria for selection include academic achievements, financial need, interest in real estate endeavors, and contributions to family, school and communities. Scholarship funding comes from private donors, Realtor® members, local boards/associations, and other foundations who make a memorial contribution.
Applicants must be a member, or a relative of a member of New Jersey Realtors® or a local state association/board staff who resides in New Jersey. Students are eligible for a scholarship if they are a high school senior who will be attending an undergraduate four-year institution, or currently enrolled in an undergraduate four-year institution. The application is available exclusively online – click here to learn more and begin yours.
Important Dates for the 2016 Scholarships
December 1, 2015 – Scholarship Application Opens
April 8, 2016 – Scholarship Application Submission Deadline at 5 p.m. – No exceptions!
May – Scholarship Applicant Interviews
June – Scholarship Awards Ceremony