SARASOTA, Fla. (January 13, 2017) – The Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) has announced the release of the 2017 scholarship applications. Every year, the Association awards scholarships to six deserving students in the Sarasota and Manatee area, as selected by the RASM Scholarship Committee.

Members of RASM, their immediate family and members of the community who are continuing education or plan to continue education at a public or private university, college, community college or technical school are eligible to apply. Scholarships support tuition, textbooks and other course-related fees.

Application materials are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017. The 2017 applications and additional information can be found at

Selected applicants will need to be available on Thursday, April 27 in the event of an interview. Recipients of the 2017 scholarships will be announced in early May and presented to RASM members at an annual RASM event.

For more information about the scholarship committee, application and eligibility, please email Gina White at or call (941) 952-3405.