REALTORS® serving Calgary and area

Investment in education

We are investing in the future. CREB® and the CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation are proud to support the next generation of community leaders and real estate professionals through a range of post-secondary scholarships and endowment funds. 

Undergraduate scholarships

"I am beyond thankful to have received the George Loades Memorial Scholarship in Real Estate Studies. This award has immensely benefited my current studies as I pursue my degree in finance. My interests stem well beyond the financial roles, where I am currently interested in commercial real estate opportunities post-graduation" - Justin Clements, 2023-2024 recipient.

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

Established by CREB® to recognize the leadership and academic ability of students pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the Haskayne School of Business.

This scholarship is offered annually and is awarded based on academic merit and outstanding performance in the Real Estate Development and Urbanization course.

2023 Scholarship recipients:

  • Faliha Panjwani
  • Israa Hassan
  • Mackenzie Clapham

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary 

Established in 2018 to celebrate CREB's 75th anniversary and honour former CREB® CEO Ron Esch for his dedication to leadership development and commitment to education.

Awarded annually to a Bachelor of Commerce student with a concentration in Real Estate at the Haskayne School of Business who participates in extra-curricular activities that demonstrate leadership.

2023 Scholarship recipient: Caleb Chan

Post-secondary institution: Mount Royal University 

This scholarship recognizes CREB® ‘s first president, W. Frank Johns, for his contributions to organized real estate and the community. Frank Johns devoted 50 years to the real estate industry, retiring in 1987 as the Executive Vice President of CREB®.  

The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of the Business Administration diploma or Bachelor of Business Administration in the upcoming fall semester at Mount Royal University. This is a nominated award that is based on academic achievement.

2023 Scholarship recipient: Ervin Alukic.

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

Established by CREB® in memory of George Loades to honor him for his leadership and commitment to the real estate industry and celebrate his achievements as a conservationist.

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in the Haskayne School of Business with preference given to students enrolled in the Real Estate Studies concentration. Awarded based on academic merit and successful completion of Real Estate Development and Urbanization course. 

2023 Scholarship recipients: Justin Clements


Graduate scholarships

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

Established by CREB® to recognize the leadership and academic ability of students pursuing an MBA at the Haskayne School of Business.

Candidates must submit a one-page statement demonstrating their intent to complete the Real Estate Studies Specialization. If no eligible student is found in a given year, the award will be open to students who have completed a Real Estate elective in the following Fall semester.

 

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

Endowed by CREB® in honour of CREB®‘s first president, W. Frank Johns, for his contribution to organized real estate and the community. A matching grant is provided from the Province of Alberta's Advanced Education Endowment Fund. 

Open to students registered full-time in the first year of an MBA program at Haskayne School of Business.

 

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

The Karen Gammie Memorial Fund was established by CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation to recognize 1989 REALTOR® of the Year and Foundation past-president Karen Gammie and her contribution to organized real estate and the community.

Before her successful career as a REALTOR®, she served her community working as a nurse. For this reason, the scholarship is awarded to a student in a full-time, course-based Master of Nursing program with a stated interest in pediatric nursing. 

“Karen was a real bright light in our industry – she was professional, thorough and a pleasure to work with,” says Gammie's colleague and former neighbour Ted Zaharko, a Calgary real estate professional for over 45 years. “Her passing was a loss to our industry.”

Post-secondary institution: University of Calgary

Endowed by the City of Calgary Housing Commission and CREB®

Open to students registered full-time in the Master of Planning program in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. Selection is based on academic merit and a demonstrated interest in housing, land development or the shelter industry.

No application is required. The Awards Committee, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, will recommend a suitable candidate to the Graduate Scholarship Office. The recommendation is subject to final approval of the Graduate Scholarship Committee.