The Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) offers an annual scholarship to Masters Degree students majoring or concentrating in Real Estate.
For more information, please visit the PREA Web site.
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® Chicago Chapter Real Estate Scholarships (SIOR)
The SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With more than 3,200 members in more than 590 cities in 23 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.
SIOR also includes associate members who include corporate executives, developers, educators, and other involved in the commercial real estate industry.
The SIOR-Chicago Chapter and the SIOR Foundation awards scholarships with the goal to recognize and reward outstanding academic performance in business and real estate courses and to expose recipients to career opportunities and internship programs available within the Chicago real estate community. For the academic year of 20011-2012, $3,000 will be awarded to a student from four universities throughout the Chicago area. Award recipients will also be eligible to attend SIOR-Chicago Chapter business meetings, as long as they remain in their academic program. Award recipients are also encouraged to attend the scholarship presentation to be held during SIOR’s Holiday Luncheon.
CREW Network (www.crewnetwork.org) is an international business network with chapters in 74 markets throughout North America dedicated to promoting the success of women in all disciplines of commercial real estate. As a catalyst for change, we seek opportunities to make a real difference by conducting sound research that analyzes, evaluates and impacts both the way we do business and the culture in which we work; developing professional skills to address the changing needs of the industry; and identifying new talent to bring fresh perspectives to the table.
CREW Foundation, incorporated in 1998 as the 501(c)(3), philanthropic arm of CREW Network continues to stand as the sole foundation dedicating its resources towards building opportunities for women and girls in commercial real estate.
The CREW Network and CREW Foundation Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and are intended to help finance the educational endeavors of full-time female undergraduate and graduate students pursuing an education which will lead to a career in the commercial real estate industry. As part of the scholarship package, each recipient will receive a paid internship at a commercial brokerage firm.
The number of awards and the specific dollar amount of each award (which will not be less than $5,000), will be identified based upon the availability of scholarship funds. These scholarships are available to junior or senior level undergraduate students, and to students enrolled in graduate programs, to cover the costs of tuition and books.
The applicant must be a female enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university with an accredited real estate program. Applications will also be considered if the applicant is a female enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university that does not have an accredited real estate program, but where the applicant’s focus of study is on any area included in the qualified fields of commercial real estate for CREW membership, and where it is the applicant’s intent to pursue a career in commercial real estate.
- The applicant must be of junior or senior standing during the school year 2012-13 for undergraduate applications, or enrolled full-time in an applicable graduate program for graduate applications.
- The applicant must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- The scholarship is only available to citizens of the United States and Canada.
More detailed information about the scholarship requirements can be found at www.crewcareerzone.org.
Core Net Scholarship
The goal of the CoreNet Global - Chicago Chapter Award for Academic Excellence is to assist qualified students in pursuing an education in real estate; to facilitate www.crewcareerzone.org opportunities that will lead to productive careers in corporate real estate; and to promote real estate as a discrete and important field of study within the academic community. For the academic year of 2012-2013, a total of $5,000 will be awarded to a student in a real estate program within one of the following Chicago-area universities (to see a complete list of participating real estate programs, see page 2):
- DePaul University
- John Marshall Law School
- Roosevelt University
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- University of Chicago
- Northwestern University
CoreNet Global-Chicago Chapter Award for Academic Excellence recipients will receive a $5,000 scholarship and a one year student membership to CoreNet Global through the Chicago Chapter as long as they remain in an academic real estate program. The recipient will also receive free admission to all CoreNet Global – Chicago Chapter educational and networking events for one calendar year; recognition at the April 2012, New Member Appreciation Event; and a profile in the CoreNet Global - Chicago Chapter newsletter.