This year, The Connor Group Kids & Community Partners will award up to six $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors who best demonstrate The Connor Group's core values.
The Connor Group is a real estate investment firm that owns and operates luxury apartments in 15 markets across the U.S.
Our philanthropic investment arm – Kids and Community Partners –invests in programs that provide opportunities for under resourced youth.
HOW MUCH IS THE SCHOLARSHIP?
Winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. We'll select a maximum of six recipients each year.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
A) High school seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university
B) Combined family income of $75,000 or less
C) Preference given to students who reside in one of the markets in which we operate: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Indianapolis, Louisville, Minneapolis, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham, and Tampa.
WHAT IS THE APPLICATION DEADLINE?
To be considered for the 2021 Kids and Community Scholarship, applications must be submitted between November 1st, 2020 – February 15th, 2021.
WHEN WILL I FIND OUT IF I'VE BEEN SELECTED?
Winners will be notified on or before April 30th, 2021.
HOW DO I APPLY?
We will begin accepting 2021 applications on November 1st, 2020.
Applicants who demonstrate alignment with the Connor Group core values of "Do the Right Thing," "People Count", "Live the Circle of Success", "Think Long-Term, Not Short-Term" and "Relentless Pursuit of Excellence" will have the best chance at winning. You can read more about our core values HERE.
In addition to basic demographic information, we will ask for evidence of school and community involvement, volunteer work and other "good citizen" activities.
We give the option of adding a written essay or video answering one of our key questions on the application.
We will ask finalists to participate in a 10-minute video interview with members of the selection committee.