Real Estate Scholarships

Real Estate Education Scholarships

The Real Estate Education Scholarship Program is a scholarship program for eligible, economically disadvantaged students. Awards are for students who are in need of financial assistance to meet the cost of attendance at a California Community College and who have demonstrated interest in a real estate career through their enrollment in real estate related courses.  

The amount of scholarship funds available each year is impacted by the available annual investment earnings of the scholarship endowment and determined by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges. Funds are disbursed to colleges on a first-come-first-served basis, and we encourage scholarship offices to submit invoices through the Foundation for California Community Colleges portal, Submittable, in a timely manner.

For the academic year 2021-22, eligibility requirements for the Real Estate Education scholarships have changed. 

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NOTE: As of October 31, 2021, all available funding for the 2021-22 academic year has been allocated to colleges. FoundationCCC will continue to accept invoices from colleges on a standby basis. If any funds are returned to FoundationCCC throughout the year, the standby invoices will be paid on a first in, first out basis.


The information below is provided for reference only. 

Academic year 2021-22 award amounts:

  • $600 per semester or quarter
  • $1200 per academic year

Student application period: September 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022, or until all funds are allocated

How to apply:
StudentsSubmit your application to your Community College Financial Aid or Scholarship Office. Scholarships will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure to apply to your Community College Scholarship or Financial Aid Office as early as possible.

Scholarship / Financial Aid Offices: You must submit an invoice on behalf of eligible students to FoundationCCC via Submittable here. 

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For more information, please contact the Financial Aid/Scholarship Office or the Real Estate Education Coordinator at your community college.

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