Education Foundation Scholarships

The AAGD Education Foundation was founded in 1995 and is a registered 501 (c) (3) charity organization whose mission is to make AAGD a premier source of education for its membership and the apartment industry.  The mission includes goals of providing scholarships for students, faculty training and the research, development, production and marketing of education programs.

The Foundation currently offers the Donna Derden Scholarship which provides financial aid to those professionals that have shown their commitment to our industry and are seeking to advance their knowledge and career by earning their NAAEI Industry Credentials; CAPS, CAM, NALP, CAMT or CAS. 

The Foundation’s newest opportunty is the Gerry Henigsman U.S. Military Scholarship. This is a scholarship awarded to a retired or honorably dischared military veteran who is a current industry professional looking to earn their credentials.

 The Scholarshship submitions are due by December 1st and the winners will be announced at the DFW Education Conference. Make sure you submit your application and documents via the AAGD website.

Thank you to all of you who supports our Education Platform and all of our valuable sponsors for the 2018 DFW Education Conference. The proceeds created by the event will help the Foundation provide more educational  opportunities for our members. We look forward to welcome you at the event!

To apply you must submit:

  • Completed Scholarship Application Form
  • Letter of recommendation from an immediate supervisor
  • Most Updated Resume
  • DD-214 (Henigsman Only)

All submission should be received no later than December 1st, 2017. The scholarships will be available for the Winners to use for one of the 2018 NAAEI in-person Credential programs offered at the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas.

For more info contact Daniel Esquer at (972) 739-9500 or