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The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate has a number of scholarships available to students.

To be eligible for the following scholarships, students must have completed nine credits and be fully matriculated as either a part-time or full-time student. Scholarship funds are applied toward tuition only.

Schack Alumni Association "Future Alumni" & the Michael F.X. Waters Scholarships

The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Master of Science Alumni Association offers substantial support to Schack students pursuing an MS in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The Alumni Association awards up to two $5,000 "Future Alumni" Scholarships each spring and fall semester to assist with tuition. An additional writing/research scholarship for $5,000, named in honor of the late Michael F.X. Waters, the first director of academic affairs and clinical associate professor, also is awarded.

The Joan Gordon Scholarship

Joan Gordon, former industry relations director of NYU's Real Estate Institute, played a leading role in expanding the program in property management and leasing as well as developing new programs in investment, finance, and appraisal. The Joan Gordon Scholarship offers substantial support to matriculated master's candidates in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. This scholarship will go to a deserving student who demonstrates academic excellence and is nearing completion of the program. A $5,000 award will be offered each spring and fall to one qualifying student, and it is to be used towards tuition payment for the final capstone course.

The Commercial Real Estate Women of NY (CREW) Foundation, Merle Gross Ginsberg Scholarships

Founded in 1978, the Association of Real Estate Women Scholarship (AREW) is the real estate industry's longest-running and most consistent supporter of women real estate professionals. The AREW Charitable Fund, a not-for-profit affiliate of AREW, was established in 1989 as part of the Association's ongoing commitment to making a difference in the larger community through charitable activities. AREW offers scholarships each year to matriculated master's candidates in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

The AREW Merle Gross-Ginsburg Scholarship Award offers up to $10,000 in scholarships each fall semester. Ms. Gross-Ginsburg was a pioneer in commercial real estate and one of the founders as well as the first president of AREW; Merle also taught at the Schack Institute of Real Estate in its early years and was a member of the REBNY Board of Directors.

The AREW Scholarship, awarded in memory of Ruth A. Agnese, offers up to $4,000 to Schack students each spring semester. Ruth A. Agnese was a past president of AREW who was generous with her time, knowledge, and know-how, and chaired numerous committees and events. She was a leading commercial real estate appraiser, president of her firm, and a past president of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

The Leone J. Peters/Cushman and Wakefield Scholarship

The Leone J. Peters/Cushman and Wakefield Scholarship, established in 1989, awards $5,000 to one Schack student each spring semester pursuing an MS in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a current commitment to the program.

New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) Scholarship

WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate is an invitation-only association of executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry in New York. The mission of WX is to promote the advancement of women in commercial real estate; to enhance public perception of the role of women in the industry; and to promote the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and integrity in the field. The WX Scholarship awards up to $15,000 each spring to deserving female Schack students pursuing their MS in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management.

* Résumé
Reviewing your résumé allows the Admissions Committee to better understand how the professional, personal, extra curricular, and volunteer experiences in which you have participated have shaped you as a person and as a prospective student. The accomplishments and responsibilities highlighted in your résumé also serve as an invaluable demonstration of your motivation, maturity, and focus.

** Personal Statement
The personal statement provides you with the opportunity to communicate your particular strengths and your level of intellectual capacity. It helps the Admissions Committee to gain a better understanding of you as a person and as a prospective student. It provides evidence of achievement that may not be reflected in other parts of your application and it presents the professional and life events that have influenced your academic trajectory, professional work, and/or your decision to return to school. It can be particularly helpful to us in making an admissions decision if you are a transfer student who has no previous work experience.

*** Official Transcripts
If you have previously studied at the college level, we require an official transcript from each college or university that you have attended. In the case of the Associate’s Degrees, transcripts for all high schools and colleges or universities attended are required. The Office of Admissions can review your application if you provide unofficial copies of your transcripts. However, if you are admitted, you must submit all official documents within your first semester of study. A transcript is considered "official" only when received by the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope. If you are admitted you may also be required to submit an official high school transcript. In the case of an Access applicant, a transcript is considered "official" only when received by the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope and indicates the date the high school diploma was earned. For applicants to the Baccalaureate programs, a transcript is considered "official" only when received by the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope and indicates the date the Associates degree was earned.

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