New York—As part of its mission to encourage the continuing education of retail real estate professionals, the ICSC Foundation has opened applications for the John T. Riordan Professional Education Scholarship.
Established in 2004, 15 scholarships are available to retail real estate professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their careers, and wish to deepen their knowledge by attending the John T. Riordan School of Professional Development in Scottsdale, Ariz., March 30 to April 4, 2014.
The John T. Riordan School for Professional Development is a retail real estate training program for industry professionals offering a week of rigorous study that can lead to ICSC certification. The school and the scholarship honor former ICSC President John Riordan’s legacy of promoting education and professional development in the shopping center industry.
Attendees will deepen their knowledge of retail property and shopping centers, learn from subject matter experts, share ideas and identify successful strategies alongside colleagues from around the world. Attendees have the option of choosing to attend an institute of management, marketing, leasing or development design and construction.
The scholarship covers enrollment fees, textbooks, workbooks, airfare and hotel accommodations. Scholarships recipients also receive an all-expense paid trip to RECon: The Global Retail Real Estate Conference in Las Vegas to attend an award ceremony in their honor. Additionally, one applicant working in the Midwest will receive a similar scholarship, funded by the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation.
Application deadline is January 20, 2014. www.icscfoundation.org.
About the ICSC Foundation
The ICSC Foundation promotes and rewards community support efforts and provides undergraduate, graduate-level and retail real estate practitioner’s educational scholarships. The Community Support Award program is designed to recognize exceptional contributions by shopping centers or shopping center companies within their communities. Established in 1988, the ICSC Foundation is the non-profit public charity of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc. (ICSC).