The Center for Real Estate has several scholarships/awards available for real estate students during the 2024-25 academic semesters. These awards are for:

  • Undergraduate students who have taken at least two (2) real estate courses or who are currently enrolled in their second real estate course; and
  • Graduate students who are pursuing a concentration in real estate.

Most of the scholarships are sponsored by professional real estate organizations. Applications are screened by Real Estate Center faculty/staff; selection of the award recipient is made by the sponsoring organization.


  • Byrl N. Boyce Valuation Scholarship
  • Carl F. Traub Memorial Scholarship
  • Connecticut Association of Realtors Past Presidents’ Scholarship
  • Debbie C. Philips Scholarship Fund
  • Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Council
  • ICSC International Council of Shopping Centers Foundation – William Holmes/Hart Advisors Scholarship
  • Konover Coppa Family Fund for the School of Business Center for Real Estate
  • Dr. Marc A. Louargand Memorial Fellowship Endowment
  • Ned Heberger Student Fund
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors/Samuel F. Pierson Scholarship
  • Stephen Messner School of Business Scholarship Fund
  • William N. Kinnard, Jr. Scholarship

If you want to be considered for any of these scholarships, please:

  • Complete the Application for Real Estate Scholarships form.
  • Submit a current resume.
  • Submit an unofficial transcript.
  • Write a one-page essay explaining why you have chosen real estate as a career. Essay guidelines: not longer than one page; typed; size 11 or 12 font; one inch margins; space-and-a-half (1.5) spacing; top line or header of the essay should read: your full name in the upper left, and the wording “Real Estate Scholarship Essay” (omit quotes) in the upper right.

To submit your application, please email Kathryn O’Leary at If you have any questions, please call (860) 486-3227. Applications not received by the deadline will not be considered.

**Applications for the 2024-25 semesters will be released soon**

Outside Scholarship Application Opportunities:

UConn Scholarships