2015 Scholarship Information & Application Packet The Ohio State Center for Real Estate awards a number of scholarships totaling approximately $35,000. The amount of each scholarship award varies each year based on the total money available and the number of qualified applicants. Typically there are ten to fifteen scholarships with awards ranging from $1000 to $4,000. Scholarship eligibility All currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, full and part-time, are eligible to apply using this application packet. While some scholarships have certain beneficiary restrictions, the Center and its partners will match the most qualified applicants to the scholarships for which they are eligible. Scholarship application process All interested students should fill out the application below and email it along with their resume to Jana Hrdinova at [email protected] The application deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year is Monday, September 21, 2015. Award selection process The scholarship award process consists of two steps: a preliminary selection of applicants based on essay responses, GPA, and demonstrated interest in a career in real estate; and an interview with the scholarship committee made up of representatives from the Center and from members of the Ohio Association of Realtors. Interviews will take place on Friday, October 16, 2015. All scholarship awards will be announced by the end of fall semester and awards will be applied to spring semester tuition. If tuition is already paid the student will receive a refund from the bursar’s office. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jana Hrdinova at [email protected] Applicant Information Page General Information First Name Last Name M.I. ( Email Address ) - Telephone State / Zip Address Are you a US citizen? Yes No Student ID # (This is not your SSN) Gender: F M My tuition is paid as an: Academic Information Current Class Rank: Fr In-state student Out-of-state student GPA (Cumulative): Grad 1st year Major(s): Grad 2nd year Minor(s): So Jr Other: Sr Expected semester / year of graduation: What real estate course(s) have you taken at OSU (please include course number and course title): Fisher Real Estate Society College Expense Information Your contribution (including all loans): % Other contribution (Family, Friends, etc): % Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships, etc.: % Are you a member of the student organization Fisher Real Estate Society (FRES)? Yes No Essay Questions For each question below provide an answer not to exceed 100 words. Take your time with it. Brevity and thoughtfulness are hallmarks of smart people. Why are you interested in real estate? How can real estate help society? Short Essay Questions For each question below provide a 1-3 word answer and a thoughtful explanation not to exceed 50 words. What's the biggest problem facing your generation? Why? One wish... what would it be? Why? What’s one trait that makes people successful in real estate? Why? Who’s the best band (or solo artist) of all time? Why? What is your most valuable trait? Why?