Since 2000, REEF has awarded scholarships totaling over $513,000. These awards have helped Illinois real estate professionals fulfill their educational dreams and pursue their career in the real estate industry.

– Mike Buscher, 2016 President



Chris Read named 2016 Illinois REALTOR® of the Year

Banquet honors Read and 25 local ROTYs

REEF board approves scholarship honoring Dan Bock

REEF fundraiser raises more than $5,000 for education

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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 – Dan Bock 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 2015 REEF contributors.