Leadership Development Scholarships


Philip Payne Souza Scholarship – 2000 Washington REALTORS Past-President,  – 1 Available

About P. Souza

Philip Payne Souza has been a REALTOR for 50 years. He was drafted out of high school to the US Army 1st Infantry serving in Korea for 13 months, he was brought back into service during the Berlin crisis. He moved to Seattle in 1968 where he began his real estate career. He was executive President to Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Services and later he was Broker-owner of Century 21 in Bellevue. He served on the Seattle King County Association of REALTORS for years and was President in 1988. Philip was elected to serve as the Washington Association of REALTORS President in 2000 and appointed by the Governor to serve on the Board of Trustees to WSU Pullman for the Washington State Center for Real Estate Research. About ten years ago he moved to the Clark County area to work as Designated Broker for Adamas and Premier Property Group and continue his service to the Washington REALTORS. Philips career has been long and illustrious, serving in countless capacities to so many REALTORS and committees. There is so much more I could share but these are some of the highlights.

Philip, we are humbled and honored by your service to our industry and we hope that those that receive this scholarship carry on the bright torch you have lit.

The purpose of this scholarship is to develop and foster leadership opportunities for those members seeking Leadership positions with either CCAR or its non-profit arm, The Foundation.

Can be applied to:

NAR YPN Leadership Summit in August – May 15th Deadline (averages between $1500 – $1700 per person in the past 3 years)
NAR Legislative Meetings in May – February 28th Deadline (averages between $2800 – $3000 per person in the past 3 years)
NAR Conference and Expo in November – July 31st Deadline (averages between $2500 – $3000 per person in the past 3 years)

*The Board of Directors reserves the right to allow attendance to other opportunities not listed above. 

Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000.00
*Candidates are responsible for researching the event they would like to attend beforehand. Candidates are responsible for paying anything over the $1000 amount given for the scholarship.

Eligibility/Criteria: Any primary REALTOR member in good standing of The Clark County Association of REALTORS and interested in furthering their real estate career through leadership training is eligible to apply for scholarship. Applicants must not have attended an NAR National Event within the past 3 years. This Scholarship cannot be used for reimbursement of previously attended meetings. Individuals may only receive the scholarship once. Recipients are expected to participate in meetings and provide summary information about what they learned.

To be included for consideration please submit a letter of request highlighting the following topics:
• Why are you interested in attending NAR Annual Meetings?
• Previous experience in leadership
• Leadership Goals
CCAR determines scholarship recipients based on the following criteria: The applicant’s indication of interest in pursuing a leadership role with The Clark County Association of REALTORS; the applicants contributions and participation on committees and at events.

The recipient must agree to allow CCAR or the Foundation to use their image and testimonial in relevant communications and press releases. They must also agree to attend specific meetings at the event and give a report on meeting specifics that would benefit the members of CCAR or the Foundation.