The Schack Institute’s CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance announces the recipients of the CREFC scholarship recipients
CREFC and NYU SPS Partner to Develop and Equip Next Generation of Diverse Talent Through Scholarship Program.
Posted: October 12, 2021 at 10:57 a.m. EDT|Update: 28 minutes ago
NEW YORK, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) and the Schack Institute of Real Estate at NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) today announced the second annual recipients of the CREFC Scholars program.
The CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance at the Schack Institute Scholarship Committee selected Balaban Hazelnut and Kimble tillman, two new graduate students, in the full-time one-year Master of Science in Real Estate program, and Miranda Chen and Willa zhou, two undergraduates rising.
The scholarship committee based its decision on a variety of factors, including academic excellence, evidence of leadership potential, a professional focus in the real estate capital markets, and a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion in the world. real estate sector. In addition to receiving a merit scholarship, CREFC Fellows will collaborate with faculty at the CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance on an important research project and industry engagement program. They will also each be matched with an industry mentor member of CREFC, featured in CREFC and CREFC Center documents, receive internship opportunities and attend major CREFC conferences on behalf of the Schack Institute. CREFC Fellows will either complete an internship with an industry partner or with the Center and undertake a supervised independent study or research assistant.
“On behalf of myself and all of us at CREFC, we would like to congratulate this year’s CREFC Fellows,” said Lisa Pendergast, Executive Director of CREFC. âWe are honored to partner with the Schack Institute to help train and shape the next generation of commercial real estate finance professionals and provide these talented individuals with the opportunity to grow and develop the skills necessary to succeed in this business. industry. We look forward to continuing to fund and support this program for many years to come.
The CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance at the Schack Institute launched in 2020 and serves as a hub for industry collaboration on research initiatives, new programs and student engagement. The company is supported by an endowment donation to NYU of CREFC. In addition to scholarships, the CREFC giveaway enables a state-of-the-art certificate program for CREFC members, a CREFC-focused course each semester available for all CREFC members, and a scholarship program, with two to four CREFC members chosen as fellows twice a year. .
More information on the CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance at the Schack Institute, visit: sps.nyu.edu/crefc
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