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National Apartment Association (NAA) Member Programs accelerate rental housing professionals' career journeys to success.

Recognition Track

20 in their Twenties celebrates the best and brightest rental housing professionals between the ages of 20 and 29. These industrious career builders have already made major achievements and have the potential to go far.
Call for Applications: October through December

NAA’s Excellence Awards celebrate individuals and organizations who have paved the road to success with hard work, dedication to their communities and leadership skills. With categories from all walks of the rental housing industry, there is something for everyone.
Call for Applications: October through December

NAA’s Top Employers recognizes both management and supplier member companies that encourage employee engagement and performance while fostering collaborative and innovative work environments.
Call for Applications: January through March

Maintenance Legends celebrates maintenance professionals featuring stories that make them legendary! Three winners will be selected each month for their tales of going above and beyond for their rental housing communities. At the end of this season, one Maintenance Legend will drive away with an amazing grand prize. 
Call for Entries: August through April

Leadership Track

Diversity Leadership Program provides individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to develop as rental housing leaders through mentorship, education, personalized assessments and collaboration.
Call for Applications: September through November

Leadership Lyceum provides individuals the opportunity to develop as inspired, empowered and informed volunteer leaders in rental housing. This collaborative, in-person, year-long program brings together professionals across the country to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Call for Applications: September through November

Scholarship Track

The Alexandra Jackiw Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship, established by Past NAA Chair Alexandra Jackiw, CAPS, CPM®, aims to provide professional development opportunities for members of racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ groups, people/persons with disabilities and veterans/active members of the military.
Call for Applications: June through July

The Apartmentalize Credential Holder Scholarship rewards five NAAEI Credential Holders with a golden ticket to Apartmentalize, the rental housing industry’s largest education and networking event.
Call for Applications: January through February

The Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (IDEI) Grant awards grants to organizations seeking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the rental housing industry through meaningful ideas, sustainable innovations and inspirations for the next generation.
Call for Applications: June through July

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