Around the world, girls encounter barriers to education caused by poverty, society, stereotypes, cultural norms, and poor infrastructure, etc. These so-called barriers keep them fulfilling their dreams, showcase their potential, and transform their lives. Educating women is not just about to sending them school but it refers to ensuring that every woman has access to all levels of education and opportunities. Education makes a man perfect. An educated woman is well informed and talented and is able to make decisions related to life on her own and contribute to the community and world. CREW Chicago knows very well how much women’s education is important for society. And that is the reason why it emphasizes educating women. As a part of its commitment to supporting women, it offers three amazing scholarships each year. These awards are open for those female students who are enrolled at a college or university as junior, senior, or graduate students.
Each scholarship is $5,000 in amount and awarded to deserving candidates based on academic excellence. The purpose of these programs is to help qualified students pursue an education that will lead them into productive careers in commercial real estate in the Chicago-land area. Aspirants must be enrolled for the academic year in which the award is being sought. Preference for this program will be given to those students majoring or concentrating in real estate, construction, facility management, architecture, urban planning, real estate law, land economics, real estate appraisal, or related real estate fields. For these awards, applications will be received until October 31st. So if you think that this program suits your needs and you can qualify for this, then give it a try and send your application to get consideration.
CREW Chicago is a leading name in the real estate industry and severing the same for a long time. The mission of this organization is to make a positive impact on the real estate industry by advancing the power and success of women. In short, it is the preeminent organization for senior-level executive women in the Chicago real estate field. Currently, it has more than 300 members. Since its establishment in 1987, it has been connecting real estate professionals in the Chicago area.
Please have a look at this table to get quick information
|Educational Level||Undergraduate and graduate|
|Subjects||Real estate, construction, facility management, architecture, urban planning, real estate law, land economics, real estate appraisal, or related real estate fields|
|Number of Awards||5|
|Application Deadline||October 31, 2021|
|Requirements||Application form, essays, official transcripts, resume, and letters of recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
Applicant must meet the following requirements to get selected:
- Be a female citizen of the United States
- Be of legal age in the state in which the applicant resides
- Be a junior, senior or graduate student at a college or university
- Complete all of the items listed below which are required before any applicant will be considered for the scholarship. Failure to turn in any of the required materials without explanation will be grounds for automatic denial of the application.
How to Apply?
Candidates will need to complete an online application form and send it along with the required documents given below. The application form and supporting documents should be forwarded to the organization on time for consideration. Application with wrong or incomplete information might lead to disqualification. Please be careful about what you will mention on the form.
- Application Form
- CRE Interest/Career Objectives (1,000 words)
Tell us about your interest in commercial real estate and your career objectives. Please include why you believe your interest and objectives make you uniquely qualified for the CREW Chicago Scholarship. Submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org as an attachment named “Scholarship – Interests/Objectives – [your name]” or mail to the address below.
- Value as Member of Crew Chicago
The successful applicant for this scholarship will be awarded a student membership at CREW Chicago. Please identify your experiences, skills, and personal attributes that you believe will bring value to the Chicago Chapter of CREW and guarantee a successful membership for both parties. Submit via email to email@example.com as an attachment named “Scholarship – Value to CREW – [your name]” or mail to the address below.
- Official Transcripts
Official copies of all transcripts of all your collegiate records (certified by the Registrar or other responsible official) of the courses you have taken. Submit via mail to the address below, or they may be emailed from the university/college to firstname.lastname@example.org
Resume of relevant experience. Submit via email to email@example.com as an attachment named “Scholarship – Resume – [your name]” or mail to the address below.
- Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation must be submitted in envelopes marked “Confidential” and sealed by the reference with his/her signature over the seal. References should indicate how they know the applicant and why the applicant should be considered for this award. Both letters should be from professors or employers who know the applicant’s work. Submit via mail to the address below or the person writing the letter can email it to Info@crewchicago.org
There are five scholarships available for students. Each scholarship is $5000 in amount and will help students lessen their financial burden and reaching to their educational goals. They can put this award amount toward covering tuition and other expenses associated with education.
The applications will close on October 31, 2021. Apply today and don’t wait until the last minute.