Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining our own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. Founded in Seattle, Redfin expanded to San Francisco and now operates in cities across the U.S. from Los Angeles to Denver to Nashville to Pittsburgh.
This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We’ve received applications from across the country including San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago and Miami!
Whether you reside on the west coast in Portland and Palm Springs, represent Texas in Austin and Houston or are a proud east coaster in Charlotte and NYC, or call somewhere else in the U.S. home, we want to hear from you!
For the May 1, 2018 to July 31, 2018 session, answer the following question in 300-500 words: How do you think Gen Z and Millennials are changing the real estate industry? What do these generations value in housing that previous generations may not have?
How to Apply
The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.
- Legal U.S. resident
- Eighteen years of age or older
- Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
- Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
Entry is subject to the official rules and conditions. As further set forth in the official rules, your entry grants us full permission to republish and otherwise freely use your entry materials and your name and likeness in order to promote Redfin, its subsidiaries, or other third parties. No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.
Essays will be judged based on the following criteria:
- 50% = Thoughtfulness of response
- 40% = Quality of composition
- 10% = Grammatical accuracy