Gates Scholarship Applications Now Available!

2018 Raymond F. Gates, Jr. Memorial Scholarship applications are now available online.  The application deadline is Monday, April 9.

If you have a child/stepchild who is a high school senior or full-time college/graduate student with at least 1 year left to complete and you have been an active CT local board and state REALTOR® member for the one year period commencing April 9, 2017 - he/she is eligible to apply.  A few important things to note:

  • Grandchildren are not eligible to apply.
  • When creating an account/filling out the application online - the account and application must be in the name of the STUDENT, not the parent.
  • If you have previously created an online account and/or submitted an application, you do not need to create a new account - you can use your existing account to apply again this year.

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Foundation News:

  • CT REALTORS® members who attended the 2017 NAR Annual Conference in Chicago collected and brought back with them hundreds of hotel toiletries that were later donated to Immacare in Hartford. Immacare has supportive housing and an emergency shelter where the toiletries will be used. Just another simple and cost-free way CT REALTORS® lent a hand to those in need!

  • A huge thank you to those who donated for Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief efforts.  The Foundation offered to match 100% of contributions received (up to $10,000 each). We were able to provide $20,290 to the NAR REALTORS® Relief Foundation for Hurricane Harvey and $12,605 to the Florida REALTORS® Relief Foundation.

  • Another thank you goes out to those who supported the Gates Scholarship Fund by purchasing discounted tickets for the Travelers Championship or making donations via the Travelers Chip in for Charity program.  Your generosity helped raise $5,750 for the Gates Scholarship fund.
  • The Foundation Trustees met in September and approved dedicating an annual Gates Scholarship in honor of each CTR Past President who passes away.  The first two memorial scholarships will be presented next year in honor of CTR Past Presidents Bob Kimball and Frank Green who most recently passed away.
  • During the CTR Board of Directors meeting on July 20 as part of our “Dog Days of Summer” campaign, the Foundation collected nearly 400 pounds of dry food/treats, 80+ cans of wet food and 40+ toys/supplies/miscellaneous items along with cash donations to benefit the Waterford and Westport CT Humane Society shelters. Special thanks to CTR Director Carol Christiansen and Mid-Fairfield County Association AE Carol Heins who dropped the donations off at the shelters.

    Check out delivery photos and a brief video of some of the adorable pets of our BOD members.

  • In May during the NAR meetings in DC, the CT REALTORS® Foundation asked CT REALTORS® attending the meetings to collect their hotel toiletries.  Over 500 pieces were collected and donated to the American Red Cross for their new immigrant and homeless veteran programs. Such an easy and cost-free way to show CT REALTORS® Care!

  • Check out the 2017 Gates Scholarship recipients!

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