WinnCompanies Scholarships Top $575K to Community Residents, Staffers’ Children
Boston, MA-based WinnCompanies has awarded $72,000 in scholarships to 60 residents of apartment communities managed by WinnResidential and 10 children or dependents of the company’s team members.
The WinningEdge scholarships will support the recipients’ postsecondary education at colleges, universities or professional trade schools.
“The WinningEdge Scholarship is one way we reaffirm our commitment to improving the communities and the lives of the people we serve,” said WinnCompanies CEO Gilbert Winn. “Since launching this program in 2012, we have awarded more than $575,000 in scholarships to nearly 540 individuals. We’re pleased to make this down payment on the bright futures of resident and employee families.”
The scholarships are earned on a competitive basis from applications that include transcripts, essays and personal references. To manage the program, WinnCompanies partners with uAspire, a national nonprofit whose mission is ensuring that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to and through college.
WinnCompanies is a manager of affordable housing and privatized military housing in the US. The company owns 120 apartment communities in 11 states and DC.
Photo: WinnCompanies’ Mystic Place Apartments in Medford, MA
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.
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