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2024 Full Designation RPA Scholarship

Thursday, October 26, 2023


Full Designation Scholarship Due October 26

Would you like to earn a Real Property Administrator (RPA) or Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) designation that will propel your career and mold you into a commercial real estate leader? Do you want to earn this designation, valued at $10,000, at no cost?

Apply for the BOMA/Chicago Foundation's Full Designation Scholarship – a needs-based opportunity that provides the $10,000 full tuition for all eight classes leading to either the RPA or FMA designation.

The application for the 2024 Full Designation Scholarship is now available and we encourage you to apply today! Applications are due on October 26.

Click here to download the packet containing the application and reference forms (note: forms must be submitted online using links in the packet).

Runner-Up Scholarship! The scholarship runner-up will be given the opportunity to use a Single Course Scholarship for one RPA/FMA class offered in 2024.

If you plan to apply for this scholarship, please email Jaclynne Madden or call (312) 870-9608 so that we can discuss the application process and requirements.

Full Designation Scholarship Eligibility Criteria 

Please review the below eligibility criteria for this needs-based scholarship. If you meet these criteria, we invite you to apply!

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have at least two years of experience within the commercial real estate industry.
  • Applicants must have 24 months of commercial real estate experience by January 2024.
    • The experience must specifically be in a commercial real estate property management role (residential and retail experience does not count toward the 24 months). Please contact Jaclynne Madden at if you have questions about your eligibility.
  • Have taken three or less RPA/FMA designation classes prior to applying for the scholarship.
  • Current employer pays for zero or one class per calendar year.
  • Completion of at least one year of college level courses at a college/university and earned a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or 3.5/5.
  • Completion of the Scholarship Application form, with its requested attachments received by October 26, 2023 at 5PM CST (the application deadline).
  • Available to interview with the Scholarship Committee on the morning of November 8.

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Jaclynne Madden
(312) 870-9608
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Thursday, October 26, 2023
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