Whether you’re aspiring to achieve an IREM credential and/or looking to enrich your knowledge, IREM Chicago is committed to helping you reach your professional development goals. Cost doesn’t have to be an obstacle – IREM Chicago and the IREM Foundation have a wide array of scholarships available to qualified students at all career stages.
IREM Chicago Scholarships
The Shari Vass IREM Education Fund Scholarship Program - The purpose of the Shari Vass Educational Fund Scholarship Program is to provide worthy individuals who are financially incapable to attend IREM’s courses offered through IREM Chicago Chapter No. 23.
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IREM Foundation Scholarships
Bette Fears, ARM® Scholarship - Bette Fears, ARM® served as the community manager for ParkPlace Apartments in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. ParkPlace Apartments was a member of Tomlinson Black Management Inc., an ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION®. Bette was an active member of IREM® Inland Northwest Chapter No. 49, serving in local, regional and national positions within IREM. As a member of the Foundation’s Scholarship and Grant Committee, Bette brought a sense of caring for all applicants as they exhibited a desire to advance careers in multi-family housing. The purpose of the Fears Scholarship is to assist recipients with the cost of tuition associated with achieving the ARM® certification.
Donald M. Furbush, CPM® Scholarship - Donald M. Furbush, CPM® was senior vice president for BRE Properties, Inc. of San Francisco, heading the company’s asset management department. He served as IREM® President in 1990, which capped a leadership commitment that began as president of IREM® San Francisco Bay Area Chapter No. 21. Mr. Furbush also held the Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) and the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designations. He was a member of the Society of Real Property Administrators, Building Owners and Managers Association of San Francisco, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. The purpose of the Furbush Scholarship is to assist recipients with the cost of tuition associated with achieving the CPM® designation.
Paul H. Rittle, Sr. Memorial Scholarship - Paul H. Rittle, Sr., CPM® was president of the Pittsburgh real estate firm of Rittle-Rosfeld, which he founded in partnership in 1945. He served as IREM® President in 1972. He played an active role in local and national real estate organizations, having served as president of the Pittsburgh Board of Realtors in 1966 and chaired the NAREB Make America Better Committee for the state of Pennsylvania. In 1967 he was selected Realtor of the Year by the Pittsburgh Board. The purpose of the Rittle Scholarship is to assist recipients with the cost of tuition associated with achieving the ACoM® certification.
Diversity Outreach Scholarship - The Foundation is committed to helping the Institute increase diversity in the real estate management industry and within IREM®. The purpose of the Diversity Outreach Scholarship is to assist individuals from underrepresented population groups with the cost of tuition associated with achieving an IREM® credential.
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