20 in their Twenties Scholarship

The 20 in their Twenties scholarship is for 20 people who are 29 years or younger
to attend the 2021 AANC Education & Legislative Conference for only $20!


Application Process:

  • Submit your application to AANC though the link above, as well as send the following to kristin@aanconline.org
    • Resume
    • Current Photo
    • 2 Reference Letters (Providing an assessment of your leadership skills.) 
      • One must be from an industry professional. The other may be from some-one outside the industry.
    • Short Video (max 2 minutes)
      • Tell us why you are among the best and brightest in the industry. Describe any unique leadership talents and include any NAAEI credentials you’ve completed to date.
  • Applications will be accepted from January 11, 2021 through February 28, 2021
  • Submit no later than 11:59 PM on February 28, 2021

Award Criteria:

  • Must be a member of at least 1 NC Affiliate 
  • Must be 29 years or younger on May 24, 2021
  • Employed full time in the rental housing industry
  • Demonstration of leadership. Application must address three of the following areas:
    • Creative thinking and problem solving
    • Challenging the status quo
    • Leading a team or project to achieve a common goal
    • Elevating an industry network into business relationships
    • Effective communication
    • A positive role-model
    • Leadership in organizations

Award Benefits:

  • $20 Registration to 2021 AANC Education & Legislative Conference
    • On-site recognition at the event
  • Recognition on AANC Website, Social Media, Mobile App
  • Networking opportunities with AANC Leadership
  • Recognition in AANC E-Notes
  • Certificate to display

Selection Process:

  • Applications will be reviewed, and candidates selected by AANC’s NextGen Committee
  • A maximum of 20 applicants will be selected each year
  • Individuals selected for the Class of 2021 will be notified via email no later than Friday, March 19, 2021
  • Applicants not selected will be notified via email no later than Friday, March 26, 2021
  • Candidates will be selected based on the following:
    • Content and Quality of video (30%)
    • Quality of overall written application (20%)
    • Innovative ideas (15%)
    • Demonstration of leadership (15%)
    • Career goal (10%)
    • References (10%)


Email: kristin@aanconline.org