HomeLight is a small team of talented people in San Francisco looking to change the face of real estate. We use actual sales data and client reviews to find the best real estate agents for homeowners across the United States. We’re passionate about making real estate better, we build the best new way to find a real estate agent, and it works by matching our customers with agents based on their skills and experience.

Scholarship Details:

We want to support like-minded students who share our passion for improving the world of real estate. That’s why we’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, we want to help fund your education.


Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Spring 2022 is eligible to apply.

Eligible Areas of Study:

Design Homes:

  • Interior Design
  • Architecture

Build Homes:

  • Construction
  • Urban Planning

Place People in Homes:

  • Real Estate
  • Business
  • Social Work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology

Housing & Economic Studies:

  • Economics
  • Sociology

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit a short piece of writing, that includes the following:

  1. Why are you interested in real estate?
  2. How will your career help more people find their dream home?
  3. What impact have you had on homes or homelessness in your community?

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their application materials.

Please submit through our Scholarship Application Form

Previous Recipients

Fall 2021: Fernando Calderón-Díaz, New York University
Spring 2021: Juan Carlos De La Garza, Columbia University
Fall 2020: Lauren Preston, University of Oregon
Spring 2020: Evan Kizer, Colorado State University
Fall 2019: Miles Wentworth, Auburn University
Spring 2019: Ryan Winkler, University of Central Florida
Fall 2018: Caroline Bond, University of Colorado Boulder
Spring 2018: Katherine Williams, American University
Fall 2017: Dylan Irvin, DePaul University


Fall: November 15, 2021
Spring: April 15, 2022

We plan to continue the HomeLight Scholarship every semester.

HomeLight Scholarship Terms & Conditions