MBA Scholarships

In addition to the national awards offered to students pursuing careers in real estate, the Haas Real Estate Program offers the following to members of the Berkeley Real Estate Club:

  • Gerson Bakar Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board Real Estate Scholarship - This annual merit-based scholarship provides $10,000 of unrestricted financial support to its recipient. It is intended to support an exceptionally meritorious graduate student who has a passion for real estate, entrepreneurial drive, demonstrated creativity and an ethical focus. The successful scholarship recipient is invited to attend the semi-annual meetings of the Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board.
  • ULI Graduate Student Fellowships - These fellowships are offered in conjunction with the ULI Foundation and provide the highest-level exposure to the ULI experience for exemplary graduate students in real estate and design programs. The beneficiaries of these annual fellowships receive a two-year ULI membership, admission to a Product Council, a personal mentor, as well as travel and lodging for two ULI semi-annual meetings and one annual conference.
  • Jon Q. Reynolds Real Estate Entrepreneur Scholarship - This annual scholarship provides tuition support for a deserving full-time Haas School of Business MBA student pursuing a career in real estate, who has demonstrated a high level of academic distinction and program participation.

For information on these and other scholarships, contact the Fisher Center at and the Financial Aid Office.

List of previous scholarship recipients

Gerson Bakar Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board Real Estate Scholarship

Brendan ShanahanMBA 15 
Edward ParillonMBA 13
Ryan LeonMBA 12
Kyle EarlyMBA 11
Evan SchwimmerMBA 10
Jesse NelsonMBA 08

Jon Q. Reynolds Real Estate Entrepreneur Scholarship

Brendan ShanahanMBA 15 
Cleya OrmistonMBA 14
Jason DeanMBA 14
Daniel D'OraziMBA 13
Tyler KeplerMBA 12
Daniel ByrnesMBA 12
Ari FrankelMBA 10
academic scholarships

Jesse Nelson
MBA '08, Gerson Bakar Scholarship Recipient