IREM® Student Leaders


    IREM’s Student Leaders program recognizes 10 outstanding college/university students who have demonstrated academic achievement and are looking to pursue a career in real estate management. The Student Leaders move through the program as a cohort through the end of the year, taking part in webinars, mentorship opportunities and are recognized through IREM media channels and at the IREM Global Summit.

    Applications are closed for the 2024 IREM Student Leaders program. All students will be notified of their application status by the end of May.

    Who should apply?

    Current IREM student members* who:

    • Are currently enrolled full-time in college/university
    • Plan to pursue a career in real estate management
    • Exhibit academic achievement and leadership skills
    • Will still be enrolled in a degree program during the 2024 IREM Global Summit

    *Not a member? Sign up today!

    Previous recipients of the IREM Student Leaders program are not eligible to apply. Previous applicants are encouraged to reapply.

    What you need to apply:

    • A current transcript – either official or unofficial
    • Letter of recommendation from academic professor or IREM member
    • Two completed statements of purpose answering the following:
      • How do your accomplishments set you apart from other students and how would you like to see yourself impacting the future of the real estate management industry?
      • How would this recognition and attendance at the IREM Global Summit help to further your leadership skills and career goals?

    What are the benefits of this program?

    • Recognition on IREM website, and all IREM social media accounts
    • Congratulations letter from the IREM President
    • Paired with an IREM mentor
    • Complimentary registration to the 2024 IREM Global Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana with travel stipend and lodging included

    Learn more about prior Student Leader recipients

    What’s the deadline for applications?

    Applications closed on April 26, 2024.

    When will Student Leaders be announced?

    Those chosen for the Student Leaders program will be contacted directly. The Student Leaders cohort will be announced in May.


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    The IREM Foundation is a proud partner of this program

    IREM Foundation

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