Since 2000, REEF has awarded scholarships totaling over $620,000. These awards have helped Illinois real estate professionals fulfill their educational dreams and pursue their career in the real estate industry.

– Sue Miller, 2018 President



Michael D. Oldenettel named 2018 Illinois REALTOR® of the Year

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REEF scholarships are intended to help qualified students pursue an education, which will lead them into productive careers in the real estate industry. Learn more and download applications here.

Key Application Deadlines


01 – Academic Scholarship Deadline

01 – Morgan Fitch Scholarship Deadline

01 – Thomas Seay Scholarship Deadline

01 – James Kinney Scholarship Deadline


01 – Robert Cook Scholarship Deadline


01 – Past Presidents Scholarship Deadline

01 – Roxane Malo Scholarship Deadline

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Your generous support will help the Foundation expand the frontiers of real estate research, assist qualified students preparing for productive careers in the real estate field, and increase the ability of both the private and public sectors to meet the real estate needs of the people of Illinois. Donate and learn more here.

A special thanks to the 2016 REEF contributors.