Scholarships - Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig LL.M. in Real Property Development

The Real Property Development LL.M. program offers a limited number of scholarships are available to Full-Time students on the basis of merit and accomplishments.

No separate scholarship application is required but decisions are made on a rolling basis and applicants should complete applications no later than March 15.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

AIERF Graduate Scholarship

The Appraisal Institute Education & Relief Foundation offers a scholarship that is awarded on the basis of academic excellence. This scholarship helps finance the educational endeavors of graduate students concentrating in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate or allied fields. Learn more on their website.

AIS Technolabs

The Real Estate Scholarship Program is for American, Canadian, and Australian citizens or permanent residents who are current college students. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the award, provided applicants are studying real estate. The application requires a 3.0 GPA, a resume, and a personal essay on a topic determined by AIS Technolabs. Learn more on their website.

American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest

A full-tuition scholarship to the Real Property Development LL.M. Program is available to the first place winner of The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest. Candidates must apply and be admitted as full-time students to be considered for the scholarship. Please visit the ABA (RPTE) Student Writing Contest page for contest details.

American Immobiliare Scholarship

The American Immobiliare College Scholarship Program supports the next generation of Italian-American influencers and innovators in commercial real estate. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to graduate and undergraduate students who are studying real estate and other related subjects including architecture and civil engineering. Applications are accepted between March and April each year and are announced in July. American Immobiliare scholarships help recipients underwrite part of the cost of their tuition. Scholarships are a one-time award stipend for one year only. Learn more on their website.


CREW Miami Roslyn K. Berrin Real Estate Scholarship

Crew Miami awards $5,000 scholarships two times per year. To be eligible, applicant must be:

  • A female enrolled as a Junior or Senior-level undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in real estate-related discipline
  • At a university or college located in Miami-Dade County, Florida and
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.0.

At time of award, winning applicant must have at least one full semester remaining and already be enrolled for such semester. Please visit the Crew Miami website for more information or e-mail

CREW Network Foundation College Scholarships

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. With the help of its generous donors and Linda Hollemon Scholarship Endowment Founders, CREW Network Foundation grants twenty five (25) $5,000 academic scholarships to young women annually.

Scholarship Process Timeline

  • Jan. 1 - April 15 — Applications accepted
  • May - June — Applications reviewed by Scholarship Selection Committee
  • July — Winners announced

To see if you are eligible, please visit the CREW scholarship page. 2022 scholarship applications open Jan. 1, 2022.

Davis Property Management Scholarship

Davis Property Management has run this scholarship program since 2015 to support and encourage students’ education prep for a career in the real estate industry.

The program is open to ANY undergraduate or graduate college students currently enrolled at a university who have a future desire to pursue a career within any niche in the real estate industry. Find out more on their website.

Employer Scholarships

You may be surprised to learn that some law firms and in-house counsel departments offer scholarship or education opportunities to their employees. With an employer partner scholarship, you can pursue you LL.M. and gain the skills your legal employer wants you to have and will advance you professionally and meet their evolving talent needs.

Distance Learning students seeking scholarships are encouraged to discuss with us scholarship opportunities that may be created in partnership with the Distance Learner’s employer.

External Scholarship Opportunities

Many real estate industry organizations offer scholarships to students pursing careers in real estate. We have compiled the list below for ease of reference. While we strive to ensure the accuracy of this information, we encourage you to confirm details with the sponsoring organization and to make every effort to submit an application.

Goldie Initiative

Our program has partnered with the Goldie Initiative which offeres a prestigious leadership program designed to develop the next generation of women executives in the commercial real estate industry. This is a robust scholarship, mentorship, networking and leadership program for female graduate students passional about commercial real estate. Learn more on their website.

Innovative Commerce Servicing Communities (ICSC) Foundation

RPD LL.M. students have complimentary ICSC Student memberships when joining the Program. ICSC Foundations annually awards several scholarships directly by the ICSC Foundation and ICSC Foundation Canada. These scholarships are for students within the United States and Canada. All scholarship recipients receive an industry mentor, a trip to RECon for U.S. recipients or Canadian Conference for Canadian recipients.

  • ICSC Graduate Diversity Scholarship
  • Roslyn & Elliot Jaffe Retail Entrepreneur Scholarship — U.S. Graduate
  • Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr., Graduate Scholarship
  • ICSC Graduate Scholarship

Learn more on their website.

PREA Scholarship Program

The Pension Real Estate Association awards scholarships on an annual basis to promising students studying real estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Financial need is considered in determining the amount of each award. Potential recipients who demonstrate no need will be eligible to receive the minimum award. PREA is also a longstanding corporate donor to the Robert A. Toigo Foundation and their fellowships for minority and women students. Learn more on their website.


Sprak Design

Sprak Design is a graphic design company pioneered in providing services to real estate companies. Many students desire to pursue their career in the real estate sector but are not able to because of financial problems. Sprak Design has come up with a scholarship program to aid such students financially and help them to pursue their career in real estate seamlessly. Learn more on their website.