Fellows Scholarships

UNC Charlotte has established a Real Estate Fellows program to attract and support outstanding students in the M.S. in Real Estate (MSRE) program in the Belk College of Business. These part or full-tuition scholarships are named in honor of three leaders in the Charlotte real estate industry that have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to higher education:


Bissell Scholarships, named in honor of H.C. "Smoky" Bissell, will be awarded to individuals who have shown a keen interest in innovation.


Crosland Scholarships, named in honor of John Crosland, Jr., will be awarded to foster the development of those who have exhibited leadership skills early in their careers.


Childress Klein Scholarships, named in honor of Childress Klein Properties, will be awarded to those with a dedication to community stewardship.

John Bush
2017 Recipient


The Batson-Cook Scholarship, given by Batson-Cook company, is awarded to meritorious students studying in the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate with an interest in pursuing construction management careers. The ideal candidate will share Batson-Cook's passion for integrity, relationships, community involvement and excellence in construction services as determined by the program director.