Community Excellence Scholarship

The Atlanta REALTORSⓇ Impact Foundation was founded in 2022 to provide educational scholarships and community charitable giving on behalf of the Atlanta REALTORSⓇ. To date, the Foundation has given $20,000 in Community Excellence scholarships annually to twenty deserving youth who were immediate family members of an Atlanta REALTORS® member and were graduating from an accredited high school program or enrolled at an accredited institution. Each recipient received a $1,000 scholarship.

The scholarship applications are available online from January 1 - March 31 annually.

2024 ARIF Community Excellence Scholarship Application

Eligibility - Graduating students from Georgia high schools planning to attend an accredited post-secondary or vocational school, and undergraduate students attending an accredited post-secondary or vocational school, who are residents of Georgia.

Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Written Essay
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Community Involvement
  • GPA
  • Letters of Recommendation


  • Students must submit an application to the ARA Scholarship Committee.
  • A transcript of completed courses must accompany the application. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0) or equivalent.
  • Two letters of recommendation must accompany the application with one from the student’s school and one from outside school (other than a family member).
  • Applicants must have demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular school activities and/or with community involvement.
  • Applicants must have applied for, been accepted for enrollment, or currently enrolled
    • at an accredited college or university, and plan on working toward a Bachelors or Associate degree; or,
    • in a vocational-technical institution which leads to a certificate.
  • All applicants must be immediate family members (including adopted children and stepchildren), grandchildren and family members under legal guardianship who are related to a REALTOR® member of the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and are graduating from an accredited high school program or enrolled at an accredited institution.

The Scholarship check will be made payable to the student with the intent the funds can be used only for fees, books, tuition, and/or room and board.

The Atlanta REALTORS® Association makes no distinction in its scholarship awards based on the grounds of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, color, national origin, or physical handicap.

The Atlanta REALTORS® Association reserves the right to make the final selection of each year’s recipient, and any decision of Atlanta REALTORS® Association on the scholarship shall be final and uncontestable.

Applicants may not be receiving scholarships from another REALTOR association.

Qualified applicants must be available for a personal interview if deemed necessary.

By applying, applicants give the Association permission to use their image or likeness if awarded a scholarship.

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2024 Community Excellence Scholarship Application

2023 Community Excellence Scholarship Winners

Layla Brown
Kyndall Frenelle
Kellan Frenelle
Kathryn Fryburger
Cassidy Harrington
Pierce Hopkins
Zoe Jackson
Amayah Jones
Jhoylenis Ramos
Aaren Tresvant

Take a look at the 2023 check presentation!