Who should apply? Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, this scholarship helps finance the educational endeavors of undergraduate or graduate students concentrating, or with demonstrated interest, in real estate appraisal and/or valuation.

Scholarship is awarded annually
Application must be received by April 1.

$1,500 (tuition only)

Eligibility and Requirements

    • Applicant must be a student majoring in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields and with a demonstrated interest in real estate appraisal and/or valuation.
    • Applicant must be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters Candidate or Doctoral Candidate.
    • Applicant must be a full or part-time student at a U.S. degree granting college or university.
    • Applicant must have a strong academic record.
    • Scholarship award must be used in the same academic year it is awarded.
    • Eligible recipients may receive only one (1) AIERF Scholarship per year.
    • Applicant must complete the online application and attach the following materials:
      1. Essay; Two-hundred (200) word personal statement discussing academic achievements, financial need, career aspirations, involvement in real estate field, and any qualifications considered relevant by the applicant.
      2. Resume; Current Resume (Preference given to applicants with an appraisal internship).
      3. Transcripts; Copies of all college transcripts.
      4. Letters of Recommendation; Two (2) letters of recommendation attesting to applicant’s work ethic, character and pursuit of career in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields.


    • Any awards granted will be paid directly to the Academic Institution identified on the application and may be used for tuition only.
    • All portions of the application must be completed and all information supplied must be accurate, otherwise the application will not be eligible for consideration.

If you have any questions regarding AIERF scholarships please email or call 312-335-4133.