Scholarship Opportunities

New scholarships for current CREW Utah members for 2021! 

We are excited to announce two new scholarships for current CREW Utah members: The Catalyst and Ignite Scholarships! These are in addition to our annual Elevate Scholarship for current students in a Real Estate related degree program.

The Catalyst Scholarship will award one active CREW Utah member an amount up to $2,500 to attend the annual CREW Convention hosted each fall.

The Ignite Scholarship will award one active CREW Utah member an amount up to $2,500 for completion in a course or program that would contribute to professional development and assist in “skilling up” and “breaking the glass ceiling.”

View details and eligibility requirements below for each program.

Application deadline for the Ignite and Catalyst scholarships is EXTENDED to Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Ignite Scholarship 

The CREW Utah Ignite Scholarship is one (1) scholarship of up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500). The scholarship under this program is awarded to individuals that meet the criteria and are selected by the CREW Utah Scholarship Committee. In alignment with the strategic objectives of CREW Utah and CREW Network, it is designed to assist women who are engaged members of CREW Utah in furthering their professional goals and assuming executive and leadership positions in the commercial real estate industry.  

To be eligible for the Ignite Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be ACTIVE members of CREW Utah

  • Be members of the commercial real estate community in Utah and aiming to further their career

  • Enroll in one of the approved courses

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Goals and views regarding the commercial real estate industry and the role of women in CRE.
  • Performance and history in professional pursuits.
  • Goals to advance career and explanation for how selected class/program may further these goals.
  • Desire to be involved in the community and the CREW Utah organization.
  • Leadership skills and alignment to furthering the mission and vision of CREW Network and CREW Utah.
  • Impact on career trajectory.
As a condition of the scholarship award, recipients (i) must attend the CREW Scholarship Gala and (ii) will present at the annual CREW Scholarship Luncheon to share about their experience and goals and (iii) provide proof of completion of the selected, approved program.
 

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the 2021 application.
  2. Please send application along with current resume in ONE combined, pdf document to scholarship@crewutah.net 
  3. Finalists will be interviewed by the CREW Utah scholarship committee.
If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact scholarship@crewutah.net.

Catalyst Scholarship 

The CREW Utah Catalyst Scholarship is one (1) scholarship of up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500). The scholarship under this program is awarded to individuals that meet the criteria and are selected by the CREW Utah Scholarship Committee. It is designed to assist women who are active members of CREW Utah in furthering their leadership positions within the organizations and supporting the mission of CREW Network. This aligns with the strategic objectives and plan of CREW Network and CREW Utah.

To be eligible for the Catalyst Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be ACTIVE members of CREW Utah
  • Be members of the commercial real estate community in Utah and aiming to further their career
  • Enroll in and attend the 2021 CREW Convention*
  • Demonstrate a need for this support (a requirement of the application is that you have requested assistance from your employer – see details in the application)

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Goals and views regarding the commercial real estate industry and the role of women in CRE.
  • Performance and history in professional pursuits.
  • Goals to advance career and explanation for how selected class/program may further these goals.
  • Desire to be involved in the community and the CREW Utah organization.
  • Leadership skills and alignment to furthering the mission and vision of CREW Network and CREW Utah.

As a condition of the scholarship award, recipients (i) must attend the CREW Scholarship Gala and (ii) will present at the annual CREW Scholarship Luncheon to share about their experience and goals

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the 2021 application.
  2. Please send application, current resume, and requested employer letter in ONE combined, pdf document to scholarship@crewutah.net 
  3. Finalists will be interviewed by the CREW Utah scholarship committee.
 If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact scholarship@crewutah.net.

Elevate Scholarship 

This is a local scholarship presented by CREW Utah (Commercial Real Estate Women), the local chapter of CREW Network. This is a purpose-specific scholarship available to women interested in pursuing a career in a qualified field in the commercial real estate industry. Scholarship winners will be given the opportunity to network with the most dynamic and successful industry professionals.

Scholarship Award:

  • Up to $5,000.00. Must be applied to future tuition only and used within a 24-month period. There may be several recipients of the scholarship award as determined by the CREW Utah Elevate scholarship committee.
  • CREW Utah student membership
  • Fees waived for the monthly CREW Utah lunches
  • Lunch with CREW Utah board members

Eligibility:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Must be a female
  • Intent to pursue a career in the commercial real estate industry
  • Recipients are students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need
  • Junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in a Utah university/college

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Goals and views regarding the commercial real estate industry and the role of women in CRE.
  • Performance and rigor in academic and professional pursuits.
  • Desire to be involved in the community and the CREW Utah organization.
  • Leadership skills and alignment to furthering the mission and vision of CREW Network and CREW Utah.
As a condition of the scholarship award, recipients (i) must attend the CREW Scholarship Gala and (ii) will present at the annual CREW Scholarship Luncheon to share about their experience and goals
 

Focus of study included in one of the following qualified fields of commercial real estate:

Accounting
 
Acquisitions/Dispositions
 
Administration
 
Appraisal
 
Architecture
 
Asset Management
 
Brokerage
 
Business Development
 
Commercial Insurance
 
Commercial Lending
 
Construction, General
 
Construction, Management
 
Consulting, Commercial Real Estate
 
Corporate Real Estate
 
Cost Segregation
 
Economic Development
 
Education
 
Engineering
 
Environmental Planning
 
Facility Management
 
Finance
 
Interior Design/Space Planning
 
Investment Management
 
Investor Relations
 
Land Use Planning and Zoning
 
Law
 
Market Research
 
Marketing & PR, Commercial Real Estate
 
Personnel/HR
 
Program/Project Management
 
Property Management
 
Public Sector
 
Quasi-Governmental Transportation and Port Authorities
 
Real Estate Development
 
Relocation Services, Corporate
 
Risk Management
 
Title/Escrow
 
Affiliate Field: Construction Subcontracting
 
Affiliate Field: Property Maintenance
 

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the 2021 application.
  2. Along with application please send ONE combined, pdf document to scholarship@crewutah.net with the following:
    1. Current resume
    2. Two letters of recommendation, including one from either a faculty member or current/past employer
    3. Current transcripts

    Please note that all documents must be included for application to be accepted.

  3. Finalists will be interviewed by the CREW Utah Elevate scholarship committee.
 If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact scholarship@crewutah.net.

For questions about donating to our Scholarship program please contact Jessica Rancie. For questions about the scholarship application process, please contact McKell Dalton.
 

2020 Scholarship Recipients