• Scholarship Programs

    The University offers a number of endowed scholarships, which have been made possible through the generosity of its many friends. All enrolled students receive consideration for these awards, and there is no student-initiated application process. The Financial Aid Office will identify a pool of candidates for each scholarship, except where stipulated by the donor, and will select the candidate who most closely matches the donor-established criteria. Scholarship recipients will be notified via a financial aid award letter. All recipients must complete an application, including the essay portion.

    SOMERS FAMILY REAL ESTATE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The criteria for the scholarship award are based upon the following factors:

    • A minimum grade point average of 2.50/4.00 for undergraduate students.
    • OR
    • A minimum grade point average of 3.00/4.00 for graduate students.
    • AND
    • Exhibit signs of personal maturity, potential for intellectual growth, and have a demonstrated interest in and aptitude for a career in real estate. Such determination shall be based upon the recommendation of the Pozycki Professor, Director of the Real Estate Institute, and Dean of the Leon Hess Business School.
    • Students who are taking courses in the Real Estate Institute’s Certificate Program are also eligible for scholarship funds if they satisfy the requirements of item three above.

    The scholarship may be given to the same candidate for two consecutive years rewarding good performance.


    LT. MURPHY/DET. KEENAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students.

    Mr. Murphy established this scholarship in recognition of the valiant work and dedication of individuals in law enforcement and the fire department, respectfully.

    Criteria

    • Full time or part time undergraduate entering his or her sophomore or junior year or graduate student. Preferences will be given to candidates whose parents were civil servants in the field of law enforcement and/or fire protection.
    • A grade point average of 3.0.
    • Demonstrates moderate level of financial need as defined by the institution which is based on federal standards.

    The scholarship may be given to the same candidate for two consecutive years rewarding good performance.


    STEVEN J. AND ELAINE POZYCKI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The criteria for the scholarship award are based upon the following factors:

    (Up to 75% of the scholarship funds available for use each year shall be given to students who meet the following criteria):

    • Full time student (Junior standing or higher) with a major/minor/concentration in Real Estate.
    • A minimum grade point average of 2.75/4.00
    • A demonstration of moderate level of financial need as defined by the Financial Aid Office of the University.

    (Up to 25% of the scholarship funds available for use each year shall be given to students who meet the following criteria):

    • Full time student (Junior standing or higher) with a major/minor/concentration in Real Estate.
    • A minimum grade point average of 2.10/4.00
    • A demonstration of moderate level of financial need as defined by the Financial Aid Office of the University
    • Exhibit signs of personal maturity, potential for intellectual growth, and have a demonstrated interest in and aptitude for a career in real estate. Such determination shall be based upon the recommendation of the Pozycki Professor, Director of the Kislak Real Estate Institute, and Dean of the Leon Hess Business School.
    • Preference will be given to students who have a professionally documented learning disability.

    The scholarship may be given to the same candidate for two consecutive years rewarding good performance.


    JOHN A. GIUNCO, JR., ESQ. and PETER S. REINHART, ESQ. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The criteria are as follows:

    • The recipients must be enrolled as a business major with a concentration in Real Estate.
    • The recipients must complete a full application including the essay portion.
    • The essay will consist of two questions: Why do you aspire to have a career in real estate? and Why do you think you are a deserving candidate of scholarship funds that will defray the cost of your tuition?
    • The recipients must be in good academic standing.

    All recipients who meet the above criteria will qualify for the John A. Giunco, Jr. and Peter S. Reinhart, Esq. Scholarship. The money that is available will be equally divided among all the recipients who meet the above criteria. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient(s) complete the application each year.


    SIMA KISLAK JELIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The criteria are as follows:

    • The recipient should be enrolled in the Leon Hess Business School and/or the Kislak Real Estate Institute.
    • The recipient should have obtained a sophomore level of standing.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above.
    • The recipient should demonstrate financial need.
    • The scholarship is renewable as long as the above criteria continue to be me.