CCIM FOUNDATION Announces its 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipients

The CCIM Foundation is proud to announce the eight recipients of its 2021 Veterans Scholarship Program. Established in 2020, the Veterans Scholarship Program gives back to the brave men and women who have served the United States by offering educational funding to pursue a new career in the dynamic commercial real estate industry. Each recipient receives up to $20,000 to use for commercial real estate education and certification programs through National Association of REALTORS® affiliate organizations, including CCIM Institute, IREM, and SIOR. Each recipient below has chosen to pursue the CCIM designation with their scholarship.

To learn more about this program and to donate, please visit here.

CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Leah Ash
Leah Ash
Sterling, VA
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Kresston Davis
Kresston Davis*
Air Force
Garland, TX
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Nathanial Goldsmith
Nathanial Goldsmith
Cary, NC
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Colin Lubinski
Colin Lubinski
Laporte, IN
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Alex Papai
Alex Papai
New Orleans, LA
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Brian Perry
Brian Perry
Vienna, VA
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Carlos Piedrahita
Carlos Piedrahita
Miami Gardens, FL
CCIM Foundation 2021 Veterans Scholarship Recipient Daniel Trigo
Daniel Trigo
Air Force
Celina, TX

*Qualifies for CCIM Institute’s University Fast Track Program

CCIM Veterans Scholarship Program

The CCIM Foundation is excited to announce the creation of a scholarship program to support our U.S. military veterans! Beginning in 2021, the CCIM Foundation will provide qualified veterans with up to $20,000 each to pursue non-degree commercial real estate education. Additional information can be found here.

New Named Endowed Scholarships

The CCIM Foundation is pleased to announce it approved match funding for the following 3 new named endowed scholarships at its April 2021 board meeting:
  • Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter – Holly Buchanan CCIM Scholarship
  • North Texas CCIM Chapter – Allen Feltman CCIM Scholarship
  • North Texas CCIM Chapter – John M. Stone CCIM Scholarshipp
With the approval of these new scholarships, the CCIM Foundation now has 143 fully funded, chapter associated scholarships. Congratulations to the chapters and honorees!

See all CCIM Foundation Named Endowed Scholarships

CCIM Foundation Goldie Scholar Announced

Irene Papierek CCIM Foundation Goldie Scholarship recipient CCIM Foundation, in partnership with The Goldie Initiative, is pleased to announce that Goldie Scholar Irene Papierek, Master’s in Real Estate (MSRE) student at Roosevelt University and General Manager at Lillibridge Healthcare Services, has been named the CCIM Foundation Goldie Scholarship award recipient for 2019-20.

The CCIM Foundation funded scholarship is limited to women studying commercial real estate at one of our CCIM University Fast Track partner universities, including Roosevelt University. Goldie Scholars attending one of these partner universities were invited to submit an application to be considered as the inaugural CCIM Foundation Goldie Scholar. The CCIM Foundation board of directors reviewed the applicant pool and selected the recipient.

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