Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship

March 1, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

The Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship will support candidates that are seeking to obtain their real estate license OR attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). This fund is applicable only to African American women whose primary residence is in underserved communities within the Chicagoland area.

Scholarship Details

  • Support for African American women in underserved Chicagoland communities
  • Applicable to obtaining a real estate license or attending an HBCU
  • In memory of Hazel S. Lemons

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to African American women residing in underserved Chicagoland areas
  • Candidates seeking to obtain a real estate license or attend an HBCU
  • Scholarship applications accepted before the completion of the relevant course
  • Excludes Chicago Associations of REALTORS® Officers, Directors, employees, and Foundation Officers and Trustees
  • Scholarships applicable to classroom and self-study courses only

Application Process

  1. Visit the scholarship application portal
  2. Review eligibility criteria and scholarship details
  3. Submit the application before completing the relevant course
  4. Applications subject to the discretion of the Foundation Trustees

Applicants for the pre license award must meet current minimum Illinois licensing standards, as well as be enrolled in a REALTORS® Real Estate School (RRES) pre-licensing program (classroom or self study). Scholarship Search