Scholarships

The UC Real Estate Center and Program offers a variety of scholarships for deserving students in the program. The Real Estate Center annually awards scholarships to excellent students who demonstrate interest in pursuing careers in real estate. These awards are given at the discretion of the selection committee.

All scholarships are awarded in the Spring semester for the following academic year. Application information will be distributed to students annually. Scholarships applicants will be required to provide a completed application as well as a current resume.  

For more information regarding the scholarship and application process, contact Mike Eriksen, Academic Director mike.eriksen@uc.edu

BEARE Fellow Scholarships

Representatives from the BEARE Board have generously agreed to contribute funds toward the education of high-achieving real estate majors. The recipients of this $4,000 scholarship are known as BEARE Fellows. These awards are given at the discretion of the selection committee and may not be awarded every year.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must have an excellent academic record
  • Active member of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Association (UCREA)
  • Participates in the UC Roundtable Programs and UC Real Estate Center programs

Neyer Properties Scholarship Fund

Each year, four students are awarded the Neyer Properties Scholarship for Real Estate Students. These scholarships total $2,500 each and are provided through the generosity of Dan Neyer, President & CEO of Neyer Properties. The scholarship began in 2017 and since its inception, the scholarship has supported 16 deserving real estate students. 

Carl E. Segal Scholarship

The Carl E. Segal scholarship was established in 2000. 

James B. Selonick Scholarship

This scholarship has been supporting real estate students since its establishment in January of 1988. This scholarship was created by JMB/Federated Realty Associates and various donors in honor of James.

UC-ICSC Foundation Scholarship

The Real Estate Center's relationship with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has become an important strategic partnership for both institutions. In 2014, the ICSC designated the Center as one of its top partner institutions, recognizing our real estate program as one of the country's best. A special thanks to Jeffery R. Anderson, CEO and President of Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate, for his contribution to the UC-ICSC Foundation Scholarship.

Award

  • $2,000 scholarship to be used towards tuition and/or related expenses

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a major in real estate
  • Applicant must have a strong academic record
  • Active member of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Association (UCREA)
  • Participates in the UC Roundtable Programs and UC Real Estate Center programs

Required

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • Official copy of all college transcripts or degree audit

External Undergraduate Scholarships

International Council of Shopping Centers Scholarships

ICSC offers more than 100 academic and professional education scholarships and fellowships. For more information on available scholarships and to apply, visit the ICSC website.

Ohio REALTORS Charitable & Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Ohio REALTORS® Charitable & Educational Foundation was established by the board of the Ohio Association of REALTORS® in 1980. The foundation awards scholarships to outstanding students actively pursuing four-year or advanced degrees in real estate and related fields at Ohio’s colleges and universities. 

Completed applications must be sent to a professor or academic advisor to be submitted.

The amount awarded varies based on student applications.

Futher details about this scholarship will come out in early Fall 2021. For more information, visit the Ohio REALTORS site.

SIOR Scholarship

The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® Ohio Chapter annually awards scholarships to excellent students who demonstrate interest in pursuing careers in commercial real estate. For more information, visit the SIOR Foundation site.

This scholarship is offered multiple times throughout the academic year. Awards vary based on student applications. 

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Scholarship

The CREW Network Foundation scholarship program supports future female leaders as they pursue university-level education that will lead to careers in commercial real estate. To date, UC Real Estate students have benefited from 6 scholarships to outstanding female students, a record number in the past five years. For more information, visit the CREW Network site.

Asset Based Lending Scholarship

ABL's commitment to financial literacy and continuing education extends beyond simply evaluating projects with its borrowers. Therefore, ABL is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in a real estate for financial services related field. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.

Graduate scholarships

Graduate level scholarships opportunities are available from the University of CincinnatI Graduate School.

NAIOP Diversity Student Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to those students who are traditionally under-represented in the commercial real estate field. Four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualified graduate student applicants. All scholarship monies will be payable directly to the awardee’s university. For more information, visit the NAIOP Diversity Resource Center page.