20 in their Twenties Scholarship

$20 Scholarship to attend the 2021 AANC Conference

May 24-26, 2021
Raleigh, NC

20 in their Twenties is AANC’s Annual Education & Legislative Conference scholarship program for 20 people who are 29 years or younger to attend the 2 day event for only $20!  Below you will find the benefits, criteria and process.

Due to the 2020 Conference being canceled, the 2020 scholarship winners below will apply their scholarship to the 2021. This means there are 7 openings for 2021.

2020 Scholarship Recepients
Tricia Fields
(Morganton Management)
Dana Fuller (Apartment Dynamics)
Jennifer Glenn (Apartment Dynamics)
Sarah Ikeya (Morganton Management)
Kelcey Jenkins (Ginkgo Residential)
Raheem Outlaw (Burkely Communities)
Britini Quatrone (A-Venture Management)
Paul Sidam (Ginkgo Residential)
Epiphany Smith (Blue Ridge Companies)
Brad Tarnowsky  (Blue Ridge Companies)
Angelica Torres (Greystar)
Susannah Wares (Signature Property Group)
Daniel Whitten (Ginkgo Residential)


Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Application Process:

  • Submit your application to AANC to complete the application process; click on the link above.
  • Applications will be accepted from January 11, 2021 through February 15, 2021.
  • Submit to kristin@aanconline.org no later than 11:59 PM on February 15, 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 7 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%)


Application Deadline: February 15, 2021