Welcome

Our alliance is fervently dedicated to fostering the next generation of real estate professionals. We are thrilled to offer a unique scholarship opportunity designed to provide financial assistance and promote diverse career prospects in the real estate sector to promising high school graduates from Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.

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Objective

The program aims to bring favorable awareness to the real estate profession and support young talents pursuing higher education in fields related to real estate.

  • Award Amount: Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded per eligible county: Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.
  • Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors residing in the aforementioned counties, intending to pursue higher education in a real estate-related field.
  • Area: Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.

Details

  • Award Amount: In 2024, two $1000 scholarships will be awarded per eligible county: Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.
  • Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors residing in the aforementioned counties, intending to pursue higher education in a real estate-related field.
  • Area: Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.
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Application Process

  • The applicant/recipient of the scholarship must reside in Hamilton, Butler, and Warren counties in Ohio.
  • The applicant must be a graduating high school senior for the year 2024.
  • Applications must include an electronic copy (PDF form) of the student’s unofficial high school transcript. (Including attendance)
  • Applications must include a letter of recommendation (PDF format) from a non-family member, such as a teacher, counselor, clergyman, coach, employer, or trainer.
  • An application must include a list of higher education institutions that the applicant is exploring.
  • Applicants must submit an answer to the essay question (prompt below) in PDF format via the application process.
  • Essay prompt: Explain the role you envision playing in the real estate or housing industry.  What encouraged you to choose a real estate-related field?  Tell us more about why you chose this career path.   Word (500 minimum) 

 

Applications open in Fall 2024.

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Get Involved

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Become a Scholarship Partner

We invite RAGC Members to enrich this noble endeavor by donating $250 or more and becoming Scholarship Partners. Partners will receive special acknowledgment in scholarship communications dispatched to schools and will also gain a prestigious listing on the scholarship certificate. This is a unique opportunity to display your support for fostering education and professionalism in the real estate industry. Become a Scholarship Partner here.

Thank you to our 2024 Scholarship Partners: Kisha Scruggs, Brian Gibbs, Chris Hicks, Dry Effect Restoration Services, RAGC Young Professionals Network, REALTORS® Poonam and Harish Bhardwaj, & Remembering Harry A. Finkelman, 

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Donations

Donations to the scholarship fund are graciously accepted and will directly impact the futures of young, aspiring real estate professionals in our community. Please contact our office for information on donation procedures.

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Contact Information

For any queries, concerns, or additional information, please Cathy Petersman at [email protected] or call us at (513) 761-8800.

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About Program

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Promoting Future Real Estate Professionals

This initiative reflects our continuous commitment to nurturing talent and cultivating the growth and development of the real estate industry. By empowering the future minds of our profession, we aspire to contribute to a robust, ethical, and diverse real estate landscape in Greater Cincinnati.

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Acknowledgments

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our Scholarship Partners, whose generous contributions have made this initiative possible, and to the schools and educational institutions fostering the education of our future professionals.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of aspiring real estate professionals, promoting education, and bringing favorable awareness of the real estate profession in Greater Cincinnati.