Industry Partner Scholarships

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate has established meaningful connections with industry-leading real estate corporations and professional organizations who provide annual scholarship support for outstanding students in the M.S. in Real Estate (MSRE) program. Through generous donations from industry partners, the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate is able to offer scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $20,000 to 67 percent of students in the Master of Science in Real Estate program.


The Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of REALTORS (CRCBR) Scholarship in Real Estate is given by The Charlotte Region Board of Realtors, a professional organization dedicated to promoting high professional standards and services for its members and the commercial real estate industry. This annual scholarship provides approximately $2,500 to two students, with preference given to CRCBR members.

Mohammed Idllibi
2017 Recipient

Virginia Luther
2017 Recipient

Peter Stipicevic
2016 Recipient

John David Scott
2016 Recipient

Mark Bolding
2015 Recipient

Anna Mason
2015 Recipient

Henri Gresset
2014 Recipient

Miles Servant
2014 Recipient


The CoreNet Global Scholarship is given by CoreNet, the world’s leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers. More than 9,000 members, who include 70% of the Fortune 100 and nearly half of the Forbes Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. This annual scholarship provides approximately $1,000 to one MSRE student.

Shannon Delowery
2017 Recipient

David Cockey
2016 Recipient

2015 & 2014 Recipient

Shane Seagle
2015 Recipient


The CREW Scholarship is is given by Commercial Real Estate Women, a diverse group of professional women and men engaged in commercial real estate and related service industries, working to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. This annual scholarship provides approximately $1,500 - $2,500 per year to one student, with preference given to female candidates.

Shannon Delowery
2017 Recipient

Robyn Swayne
2016 Recipient

Teresa Hocutt
2015 Recipient

Brittany Risch
2014 Recipient


The Faison Scholarship is given by Faison Inc. in honor of Henry Faison's commitment to the community and support of the Real Estate Program at UNC Charlotte. The ideal candidate will share Mr. Faison's belief that those who work hard and persistently pursue their goals can achieve incredible success, just as he worked his way to becoming one of the top real estate developers in the country. This annual scholarship will be awarded to one full-time or two part-time students who are passionately pursuing a Masters of Science in Real Estate.

James Scruggs
2017 Recipient

Mike Susen
2017 Recipient

Michaela Brown
2016 Recipient


The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Scholarship, given by The Western North Carolina Chapter #40 of the Institute of Real Estate Managment (IREM), is awarded to provide financial assistance to a student pursuing a Master of Science in Real Estate.

Kara Blue
2017 Recipient

Bobbi Jo Conigliaro
2016 Recipient

James Pressly
2015 Recipient

Scott Carr
2014 Recipient


The North Carolina - Certified Commercial Investment Members (NC-CCIM) Scholarship: A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate, serving as a resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among a corps of over 9,500 professionals around the globe who hold the CCIM designation. This annual scholarship provides approximately $3,000 to one student currently working in the commercial real estate field.

Chris Mannix
2017 Recipient

Michael Laughton Jones
2016 Recipient

Gene Johnson
2014 Recipient


The Shea Homes Scholarship is given by Shea Homes Investments to support Childress Klein Center for Real Estate students. This annual scholarship provides approximately $2,500 to one student pursuing a graduate career in commercial real estate.

Peter Stipicevic
2017 Recipient


The NAIOP Scholarship is given by NAIOP Charlotte to provide financial assistance to Childress Klein Center for Real Estate students. This annual scholarship is provided to students with an interest in real estate development.

David Cockey
2017 Recipient