Scholarships

$500 Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship program was developed to encourage and assist Minorities and Women who have shown intent to become a Candidate for Designation of the appraisal Institute or pursue the Appraisal Institutes SRA or MAI, AI-GRS or AI-RRS designations. Application due dates are March 1st or September 1st

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$500 Real Estate Trainee Appraiser Scholarship

This scholarship program was developed to encourage and assist licensed Real Estate Trainee Appraisers who have shown intent to become a Candidate for Designation of the Appraisal Institute. Application due dates are March 1st or September 1st

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$500 Crommelin Scholarship

The Crommelin Scholarship is available to Candidates for Designation who belong to the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute that are pursing either the MAI or SRA designation. Jacques B. Crommelin was a Member of the Appraisal Institute, holding both the MAI and SRA designations. Mr. Crommelin believed in the value of education and had great respect for the education programs provided by the Chicago Chapter after completing his appraisal education in Chicago. The Crommelin Scholarship, funded posthumously, was established to assist in the efforts of the Chicago Chapter in continuing to provide quality education to appraisers and help associates along their designation paths. Application due dates are March 1st or September 1st

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$500 Schroeder Scholarship

The Schroeder scholarship program was developed to encourage and assist members of the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute who are Candidates for the MAI Designation. James J. Schroeder, MAI was a member of the Chicago Chapter who devoted many of his years teaching appraisers. During his tenure, he held numerous committee chair and officer positions including President of the Chicago Chapter in 1979. He also received awards for his excellence such as, the Heritage Award (1997), the Skip Del Campo Award (2000) and the Gregory Opelka Award (2003). The Schroeder Scholarship was developed to honor Mr. Schroeder in continuum. Application due date is March 1st

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Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation

The Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation (AIERF) was born out of the 2018 union of the AI Education Trust and AI Relief Foundation in order to most effectively and efficiently serve real estate appraisal professionals now and into the future.

For more than 50 years, the Appraisal Institute Education Trust (AIET) fostered the advancement of the real estate appraisal profession and played a critical role in supporting valuation education. AIET supported a vast range of  initiatives, from world-renowned resources such as the Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Library, to programs that will help secure the future of the valuation industry, including research grants and scholarships.

Since the formation of the Appraisal Institute Relief Foundation (AIRF) following the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes, more than $300,000 in emergency financial assistance has been provided to appraisers and other individuals in need.

Looking to the future, the AI Education and Relief Foundation will continue to seek opportunities to support and promote the profession of real estate valuation and the individuals who comprise the profession.

For more information, please go to aierf.org

 

2018 Recipients

Spring:
Charles Critchelow - Trainee Scholarship

 

2017 Recipients

Sam Louise - Schroeder Scholarship

 

2016 Recipients

Spring:
Charles Brigden - Schroeder Scholarship
James Smith, SRA - Crommelin Scholarship
Christopher Glenday, SRA - Crommelin Scholarship
Catherine Muvirimi - Diversity Scholarship

 

2015 Recipients

Spring:
Nenad Trichkovski - Trainee Scholarship
Alexander "Max" Timmons - Trainee Scholarship
Diane Douglass‐ Trainee Scholarship
David Huffman - Schroeder Scholarship
Robert Huth - Schroeder Scholarship

Fall:
Donn Schimp - Crommelin Scholarship
Brian Masterson - Crommelin Scholarship
Robert Buckner - Diversity Scholarship
Sunny Reyna - Diversity Scholarship
Ibiyinka Aboyade-Cole - Diversity Scholarship
Justin Gunty - Trainee Scholarship

 

Scholarship Recipients 2006 - 2014