Financial Assistance

  1. Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Scholarships – two for $4,000 each; one is funded by a $100,000 endowment and the other is new funding each year from the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation; application forms are generally available early each Fall semester
  2. SIOR Scholarship – one for $3,000; new funding each year from the Chicago Chapter of SIOR; recipient’s name goes on a permanent plaque as the “Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Real Estate” for that academic year; application forms are generally available in October of each year
  3. Morgan L. Fitch Scholarship – one for $2,000; new funding each year from the Real Estate Education Foundation (REEF) of the Illinois Association of Realtors ; application forms (for Fitch and two other scholarships) are available at:  http://www.ilreef.org/index.php/scholarship/scholarship-applications/
  4. Illini Real Estate Forum (IREF) Scholarship – one for $2,000; application forms available early Fall Semester
  5. CCIM Scholarship – one for $1,000 plus equivalent of $1,000 for a certificate to attend the first CCIM course; new funding each year from the Illinois Chapter of CCIM; application forms available at:
    http://www.ccimef.org/scholarships-education.asp
  6. ICSC Undergraduate Real Estate Award – one for $1,000 plus a one year free membership to ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers); no application form required; program selects one recipient each year
  7. Above dedicated to real estate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  8. Students may also compete for other real estate scholarships such as ones awarded by International Council of Shopping Centers (Schurgin Family Foundation Scholarship for $5,000,http://www.icsc.org/foundation/scholarships/academic-scholarships/); Appraisal Institute, http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/education/scholarship.aspx ; CREW (Commercial Real Estate Executive Women of Chicago,http://crewchicago.org/CREW_Chicago_Scholarship.aspx); note that application forms are available at websites indicated above