Intent
The intent of the James R. Galloway scholarship is to assist REALTOR® members of the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® with professional development opportunities and to signify REALTOR® achievement in educational growth. The scholarship is designed to encourage professional development by providing funds to partially subsidize attendance at educational seminars. Scholarships will be awarded using objective criteria.

Eligibility
A. Scholarships will be open to all REALTOR® members of the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® who have been members for at least one year and are in good standing with the Board.

B. Persons applying for scholarships must agree to stay in the real estate profession and a member of the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® for at least one year after utilizing the scholarship or repay the $200 to the scholarship fund within three (3) months of leaving the field.

C. Scholarships must be utilized during the year awarded.

D. Proof of attendance must be submitted.

E. You may apply for reimbursement for any professional development courses taken between January 1, 2021 and December 13, 2021, including courses taken before application for and granting of this scholarship award. Request for reimbursement for courses taken before the scholarship is awarded should be made within 30 days of receiving the scholarship award. Request for reimbursement for any courses taken after granting of the award must be made within 30 days after completion of the course(s) or before December 13, 2021, whichever is sooner. Any requests made after December 13, 2021 will not be awarded.

Application
A. Applicants must fully complete the pdf James R. Galloway scholarship application form, (222 KB) submitting it to the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Scholarship Committee by January 29, 2021. Please type or clearly print your application.

B. James R. Galloway Scholarship application forms are available from the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® office and on our website at www.TBRnet.org.

C. The recipient may use the scholarship for any Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® educational offerings as well as FAR, NAR and educational events sponsored by other area Boards.

D. Successful applicants must agree to speak about their experience at a TBR member meeting selected by the Chairman of the Professional Development Committee.

Selection
A. Judging will be made by the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Scholarship Committee, comprised of three past presidents and the current year president.

B. Judging will be on a point schedule predetermined by the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Scholarship Committee. Judging will be made independently and compiled by said committee. Recommendations of scholarship recipients by the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Scholarship Committee will be reported to the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Board of Directors for approval.