The GRI Scholarship Program

NAR studies show that the top performers in most real estate offices are GRIs. Getting a GRI designation means taking your real estate career to the next level with advanced training, advanced information and advanced skills.

Experienced real estate practitioners and instructors provide proven techniques for attracting new listings, generating more sales, working within the law and enhancing your own professional image.

Submit an application for the GRI Scholarship!

Scholarship Application

4th Quarter Entry Date:  September 12th.

2019 Scholarship Criteria

2019 Scholarship Details:
• Applicants can apply for one scholarship per quarter and may be awarded a maximum of TWO scholarships in 2019.  Recipients are selected via random draw.

Applicant criteria:
• Applicant must be an active member of AAR and a member in good standing.
• Applicant may be a sales agent, broker, or manager. Members who hold the GRI designation are not eligible.

Scholarship criteria:
• The scholarship course must be a GRI core course*. rCRMS/REBAC/PMBC classes do not qualify.
• Submitted forms that do not meet the scholarship criteria will NOT be considered.
• Request forms must be submitted via email ( on September 12, 2019. Forms received before or after this date will NOT be considered.
• Recipients will be selected on September 13, 2019.  Approved members will be notified via email.
• The scholarship will cover the full EARLY registration fee for the approved upcoming scholarship class in the 2nd quarter (Oct – Dec 2019).
• The applicant is responsible for the remaining balance of any late registration fee.
• Recipients must pre-register and pre-pay for their scholarship class.
• Recipients must attend the class they selected on their scholarship form.
• If a recipient cannot attend the class, they must cancel their registration in advance or forfeit their eligibility for future GRI scholarships.
• Scholarship class cancellation:  scholarship recipients will be granted one pre-class cancellation in 2019. If the recipient receives a second scholarship during the year and wishes to cancel, they will be unable to apply for another 2019 scholarship.
• Scholarship class swap/switch:  scholarship recipients will be granted one class swap in 2019. Any additional requests to switch a 2019 scholarship class, will be denied.

Reimbursement criteria:
• Recipients must email their registration receipt and mailing address to within two weeks following the class.  Any receipt received after that time will not be reimbursed.
• The early registration fee will be paid to the student by AAR within 30 days after successful completion of the course.**
• Students who do not take the exam within the 3-day exam period will not be reimbursed for the class.

*GRI core courses include “GRI” in the title.
**Successful class completion includes passing the exam within the exam period.