Redfin College Biannual Scholarship Contest 2017

Redfin College Biannual Scholarship Contest 2017

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Redfin Scholarship 2017 is open for application. Redfin is very passionate about helping students achieve higher education. Founded by software engineers, Redfin has the USA’s #1 brokerage website and offers a host of online tools to consumers, including the most accurate home-value estimate online, the Redfin Estimate. Homebuyers and sellers enjoy a full-service, technology-powered experience from Redfin real estate agents, while saving thousands in commissions. Redfin serves more than 80 major metro areas across the U.S. The company has closed more than $31 billion in home sales to date, and saved customers more than $335 million in fees, and counting.


  • A $2,500 scholarship to help one student on his or her journey through higher education.


Applicants must be

  • Legal U.S. resident;
  • Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college;
  • GPA 3.5 or above

Judging Criteria

Essays will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • 50% – Thoughtfulness of response
  • 40% – Quality of composition
  • 10% –  Grammatical accuracy

Application Process

To apply, in 300-500 words, answer the following question:

The place (or places) where we were raised often have a profound effect on who we become as adults. What effect has the community that you were raised in had on who you are today?

The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1 – January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1 – July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.

For more information, visit Redfin Scholarship.