The Center for Real Estate is proud to offer a number of scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students that range from $1000 - $4000. The Center awards ten to fifteen scholarships totalling approximately $35,000 on annual bases. The scholarship application process consists of an initial selection based on student's application and an interview with a scholarship committee. Scholarships are announced in the fall semester and awarded during the spring semester of the same academic year, however exceptions can be made.
The application deadline for the 2014/2015 academic year was September 29, 2014.
Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) Scholarships
The Ohio Association of Realtors and its members, both past and present, sponsor over $20,000 annually in scholarships for students enrolled in Fisher College of Business and interested in real estate. There are nine OAR Scholarships which are awarded to students each year. Generally, each scholarship is between $1,000 and $4,000 and they are awarded to 10 to 15 undergraduate and graduate students. Results vary depending upon the size of the endowment and the number of qualified applicants. Students only need to submit one application to be considered for all nine scholarships. The application can be filled out and submitted electronically.
The scholarships are as follows:
The Donald E. and Ann E. Fender Scholarship
Established in 2010 and meant to benefit students interested in pursuing a career in the field of real estate.
The Harry L. Thoman, Jr. Scholarship
Established June 11, 1986, by Harry (Jr.) and Sue Dell Thoman.
The Neil M. Klatskin Memorial Scholarship in Real Estate
Established April 6, 1990, by Charles and Lynne Klatskin, in memory of their son.
Notes: Preference will be given to the out-of-state student with the third best cumulative GPA.
The Rouda Scholarship for Graduate Education in Real Estate
Established March 4, 1977, by the Harley E. Rouda and Company, Realtors.
The Seymour Luckoff Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2007.
The Women's Council of the National Association of Real Estate Boards Scholarship
Established March 8, 1956 by the Columbus Chapter.
Notes: Income provides scholarships for females interested in real estate brokerage.