Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDi) 2022 Application

We’re glad you’re interested in applying to ULI Minnesota’s Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDi) Program! REDi is a 12-session curriculum designed for BIPOC professionals and women working in real estate industries. The program aims to advance participants’ careers and expand their professional networks. Subject to appropriate covid protocols and conditions at the time, REDi 2022 will be an in-person course. REDi sessions meet twice-monthly on Tuesday afternoons from 1:30-4:30PM from January 11, 2022 – June 7, 2022, with additional time outside of class expected for textbook readings and group project work.

The REDi 2022 application deadline is December 15, 2021 at 5pm CST.  Applications can be submitted digitally via this online form or you may request a PDF version of the application by emailing rachel.keenan@uli.org.  

You can save your application at any point.  Attachments will be uploaded along with your application and can be submitted as word documents or pdfs. If your attachments are ready, we estimate the application will take less than 15 minutes to complete. 

Application Requirements: 
-Basic contact and demographic information
-Overview of experience level and areas
-Commitment to program requirements
-Attachment: Professional Resume (1 or 2-page resume that includes your education and work history)

-Attachment: Personal essay which explains (in 200-500 words) what you hope to gain by completing the REDi program and how you will use the information you learn.
Through the generosity of our REDi sponsors, we are able to offer this course for a $400 registration fee, payable upon acceptance. There are also a limited number of partial scholarships available. To be considered for this additional fee support, please submit your scholarship request within your application essay.

-Attachment: Two letters of reference (1 page each) from persons who have strong knowledge of your abilities and interest in real estate development. If you are employed full time, one of your letters must be from your supervisor stating that they will support your participation and allow the classes to be a priority.
Letters of reference do not have to be uploaded with your application, but you are responsible for ensuring that reference letter are submitted. You or your reviewer have the option to submit reference letters to rachel.keenan@uli.org after submission of this application.