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CBE Aspire Program Summer 2024 - Apply by 5/19!

Submitted by Stephen Dunne on May 2, 2024 - 12:44pm

Apply today for the College of Built Environments' Aspire Program for summer 2024!

What is Aspire?

The College of Built Environments' Aspire Program focuses on housing and the role of home and homeownership in promoting a thriving, equitable community. Students participating in this immersive program will divide their time between classroom lectures and activities with faculty, and field-based tours and interviews with professionals at Windermere Real Estate and other companies and nonprofits working in the built environments. The Aspire Program will introduce students to a range of career opportunities in the built environment and real estate professions; foster their leadership skills; and empower them to bring a critical, equity-based lens to their work.
Program Details:
  • Duration: June 18 – July 18, 2024
  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Financial Benefit: Participants will be awarded a $2,000 stipend 
  • Cohort Size: 12 students


  • Must be a rising junior or senior at UW, including incoming transfer students
  • Students from historically underrepresented or marginalized groups, and/or those with lived experiences of housing insecurity, are especially encouraged to apply
  • Students with a demonstrated interest in the built environments - including housing, community development, social equity, urban planning, architecture, real estate, or related fields - are preferred
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Learn more on our website. For questions, contact Associate Dean for Students Christopher Campbell at

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