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2023 APRO Charitable Foundation Scholarship

For more than a decade, the APRO Charitable Foundation has annually provided scholarships to rent-to-own professionals and their families. APRO members have contributed generously to the APRO Scholarship Fund – awarding 447 scholarships totaling $1,001,750 to date – to help RTO families pursue their college degrees and trade programs.

APRO partners with the following state rental dealer associations who generously support the scholarship foundation for students in their state.

  • Arkansas Rental Dealers Association (ARDA)
  • Colorado Rental Dealer Association (CRDA)
  • Florida Rental Dealers Association (FRDA)
  • Kansas Rental Dealers Association (KRDA)
  • Kentucky Rental Dealers Association (KYRDA)
  • North East Rental Dealers Association (NERDA)
  • Ohio Rental Dealers Association (ORDA)
  • Oklahoma Rental Dealers Association (OKRDA)
  • Tennessee Rental Dealers Association (TNRDA)

In loving memory of Tiger Cleek, the Cleek family has established a scholarship in his memory and the first recipient is being awarded this year.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2022 APRO Charitable Foundation Scholarship Recipients! Notifications have been sent to recipients via email and letter.

  • Abigail Sprayberry
  • Alexandria Pontius (ORDA)
  • Alyssa Jo Fisher
  • Alyssa Levy
  • A’Niya Makailah Claiborne
  • Anna Kathleen Bennett (FRDA)
  • Anthony (AJ) Kestler
  • Benjamin Kade Estep (TRDA)
  • Brayden Alexander McCauley
  • Brian Kelly (FRDA)
  • Brooke Guisinger
  • Cayli Lambert (TRDA)
  • Cody Tanner Perkins (ORDA)
  • Cole Peterson
  • Connor Joseph Morel (TRDA)
  • Connor Peterson
  • Craig Caspari
  • Erin M Reed
  • Jalynn Felan
  • Jillian Neeley
  • Josie Runk (ORDA)
  • Juliana Marie Peterson
  • Kaitlyn Black (ARDA)
  • Leilani Nieri Jimenez
  • Makenna Peters
  • Matthew Shuler
  • Robert M. Bennett (Tiger Cleek Fund)
  • Sabrina Jones
  • Taylor L Miracle (ORDA)

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