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BWE college scholarship

Awarding $10,000 scholarships to underrepresented students from colleges and universities across the U.S. to create diversity and inclusion in the commercial real estate industry


scholarships offered per year



per scholarship

Scholarship benefits



One-on-one mentorship throughout the school year from a BWE leader who provides education and guidance as students explore their career aspirations and goals within the industry.

Executive sessions


Access to a series of interactive webinars providing students opportunities to engage with and learn from industry professionals

Paid internship


Internship employment at a BWE office where students will receive real-world professional experience working at one of the largest commercial mortgage banking firms in the country. 

Eligibility requirements

Completed applications require a resume, uploaded video of what motivates you, and letter of reference from a professor at applicant's current university. In addition, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be part of an underrepresented group in the commercial real estate industry

Enrolled during the scholarship award year as a full-time student for both semesters and be in good academic standing at an accredited four-year college or university

Focused studies and degree concentration in business related field (real estate and/or finance major is a plus)

*Desire to work in commercial real estate industry post-graduation is desired. Must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Application does not gaurantee a scholarship award

2023-2024 scholarship class

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