Master of Science in International Real EstateScholarships

A number of substantial scholarships are available for the MSIRE Miami and the Virtual MSIRE programs. Decisions on these scholarships are competitively merit based and based on scholarship availability and applicant ability and potential. Early application is best for consideration. The university also offers scholarships from the Jerome Bain Endowed Scholarship Fund.

In addition to these scholarships, students have also earned scholarships administered by the South Florida CCIM Chapter, SIOR, Appraisal Institute and Florida Realtors. These latter scholarships are not directly administered by Florida International University.

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.

MSIRE on Campus Scholarship

At least one MSIRE Miami Realtors Chapman Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 based upon availability is made available by the Chapman Graduate School of Business for students affiliated with Miami Realtors. In order to be considered for the scholarship, the prospective students must have applied and have been admitted to MSIRE and must be a member in good standing of Miami Realtors at the time of application to the MSIRE Program. The award will be based on competitive merit and will be selected from applicants for the scholarship. Applicants will provide a short (no more than 500 word statement) on how they would benefit from the scholarship and the MSIRE Program. Additional documentation other than that required under the normal application process is required (see application form) such as proof of Miami Association Realtors membership in good standing. Prospective students must submit their scholarship application package 8 weeks prior to the start of the program be considered for this scholarship.

For more information regarding this scholarship please visit https://business.fiu.edu/graduate/international-real-estate/scholarship-mrs.cfm.

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.

At least one scholarship of up to $2,500 based upon availability is made available by the Jerome Bain Endowed Scholarship Fund. The award is based on competitive merit and will be selected from prospective students that have applied and have been admitted to the MSIRE Program. Applicants will provide a short (no more than 500 word statement) on how they would benefit from the scholarship and the MSIRE Program. Additional documentation other than that required under the normal application process is not required. Prospective students must submit their scholarship application package 8 weeks prior to the start of the program to be considered for this scholarship.

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.



At least one MSIRE ULI Chapman Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 based upon availability is made available by the Chapman Graduate School of Business for students affiliated with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council. The award is based on competitive merit and will be selected from prospective students that have applied and have been admitted to the MSIRE Program and in order to be considered for the scholarship, the prospective student must be a member in good standing of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council at the time of application to the MSIRE Program. The award will be based on competitive merit and will be selected from applicants for the scholarship. Applicants will provide a short (no more than 500-word statement) on how they would benefit from the scholarship and the MSIRE Program. Additional documentation other than that required under the normal application process is required (see application form) such as proof of ULI membership in good standing. Prospective students must submit their scholarship package application 8 weeks prior to the start of the program to be considered for this scholarship.

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.

For more information regarding this scholarship please visit https://business.fiu.edu/graduate/international-real-estate/scholarship-uli.cfm.

At least one ICSC Chapman Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 based upon availability is made available by the Chapman Graduate School of Business for students affiliated with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). In order to be considered for the scholarship, the prospective student must have applied and have been admitted to the MSIRE Program and must be a member in good standing of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) at the time of application to the MSIRE Program. The award will be based on competitive merit and will be selected from applicants for the scholarship. Applicants will provide a short (no more than 500 word statement) on how they would benefit from the scholarship and the MSIRE Program. Additional documentation other than that required under the normal application process is required (see application form) such as proof of ICSC membership in good standing. Prospective students must submit their scholarship application package 8 weeks prior to the start of the program to be considered for this scholarship.

For more information regarding this scholarship please visit https://business.fiu.edu/graduate/international-real-estate/scholarship-icsc.cfm

All scholarships are subject to change, are competitively merit-based and subject to availability.

The Catherine & Malcolm Butters Real Estate Scholarship will be awarded competitively and merit based and subject to availability to a MS in International Real Estate student. This opportunity is provided through the generosity of Mr. Malcolm Butters, and will be awarded when the scholarship is available at the MSIRE Graduation dinner. The scholarship award is between $10,000 to $25,000 and will be disbursed to cover partial of the student’s loans. The scholarship applicant must meet the following criteria: Must have a passion for the Real Estate field, be enrolled in and graduating from the Master of Science in International Real Estate program, minimum GPA of 3.25, must have proof of student loans (graduate), must have a commitment to a career in the field of real estate displayed by work in the master’s program and professional accomplishments, must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.

All Scholarship Packages should be submitted to MSIRE@FIU.edu attention Karen Riera and for more information about the MSIRE Scholarships, please contact Eileen Cardelle, Admissions Operations Manager, at ecardell@fiu.edu or 305.779.7891 or 305.779.7898.

Industry Scholarships

Many International, National, and Local real estate organizations offer scholarships to their members to attend graduate programs in real estate.  The list below is a list of organizations and links to their scholarships website page.  This is not an inclusive list that is subject to change and we recommend that students contact their local real estate organizations to see if they are offering additional scholarships.

Prospanica Foundation Scholarship (Prospanica.org) 

International Council of Shopping Centers(ICSC) 

Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) 

Commercial Real Estate for Women(CREW) 

Appraisal Institute

Society of Industrial Office Realtors 

Pension Real Estate Association

Florida Real Estate Commission

Global Diversity Summit

Davis Property Management Real Estate Scholarship: More details and application instructions are available at http://www.davispropertymanagement.com/davis-property-management-scholarship/.  

Additional Scholarships & Funding Resources

There is a number of scholarship opportunities provided through the generosity of both individuals and corporations. Most scholarships are awarded in the summer for the following academic year.

Scholarship award will vary in amount, depending on the scholarship, the qualifications of the recipient, and the number of qualified applicants. To be eligible to apply for scholarships, applicants must be seeking a degree in a program offered within the college.

College of Business General Scholarship

Several Scholarships are available to students that meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate and Undergraduate students
  • Enrolled in the Accounting, Finance, or Management Program
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Recipient will be chosen solely on merit
  • Apply at https://fiu.academicworks.com/

Crystal Advisors Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student that meets the following criteria:

  • Graduate and Undergraduate(Senior Level) students
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need per FAFSA form
  • Resident of South Florida
  • Apply at https://fiu.academicworks.com/

Sydney Roslow Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student that meets the following criteria:

  • Graduate and Undergraduate students in the Business and Marketing program
  • Must attend or have attended classes on the BBC campus
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Apply at https://fiu.academicworks.com/

American Indian Services Scholarship

  • Up to $2,000
  •  
  • February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, November 1st

Four scholarships per year are awarded to degree-seeking students who are at least one-quarter enrolled member of a Native American tribe recognized by the federal government. Applicants may be studying on a part- or full-time basis.

Graduate Scholarships

  • Up to $2,000
  •  
  • April 4th

This scholarship is made available to full- and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a tribe or have at least one parent who is. Learners must have at least a 2.5 GPA and online courses are not accepted.

U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents

Funding for Minority Students

NSHMBA Scholarship
Students of Hispanic heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community who have been admitted may be named a National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholar. Scholars receive:

  • a complimentary full conference registration for the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo during their award year
  • recognition on the NSHMBA website and other materials as a University Partnership Program scholar
  • connection with local NSHMBA Chapter(s)

Financial Aid Guide & Scholarships for Minority Students – Resource center provides minority students with information on the various scholarship programs available from organizations that help minority students earn degrees.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 
This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund collaborates with foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to advance our urgent mission of reversing the pattern of Latino under-education.

American Indian Graduate Center
To be considered for an AIGC fellowship the applicant must be: pursuing a post baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution in the U.S., able to demonstrate financial need, and an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descent (possess one-fourth degree federally-recognized Indian blood).

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)
NBMBAA awards outstanding minority students pursuing graduate management/business degrees, while demonstrating strong leadership abilities and a commitment to their communities.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
The Government Finance Officers Association offers a Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000, awarded to outstanding U.S. and Canadian minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Funding for Female Students

American Association of Univeristy Women 
AAUW awards fellowships to underrepresented minority women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in an MBA program. Award amounts range from $5,000 to $12,000.

Funding for Veterans

Post-9/11 GI Bill 
The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members the same benefits as active duty service members.

Montgomery G.I. Bill
The Montgomery G.I. Bill is intended for veterans who entered the service after July 1, 1985, served two years of continuous active duty, accepted a $100-a-month reduction in their military pay for the first twelve months of service, and received an honorable discharge.

Funding for LGBT Students

Point Foundation 
Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

International Students Resources

Institute of International Education (IIE)
IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

International Research and Exchanges Board 
IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study.  Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities.

International Student Resources – Country Specific

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