CREW Inland Empire Foundation

CREW Inland Empire feels very strongly about giving back to the community and mentoring the next generation of commercial real estate professionals.  One of the goals of CREW Inland Empire is to create opportunities for women to pursue commercial real estate careers by providing scholarships and mentoring support to women interested in pursuing a career in commercial real estate.  To this end, we have created a separate foundation, CREW Inland Empire Foundation, to raise funds to be distributed for local and national scholarships for students pursuing a career in commercial real estate.

CREW Inland Empire Foundation Scholarships

This purpose-specific, local scholarship is available to women interested in pursuing a career in a qualified field within the commercial real estate industry. Scholarship winners are not only given funds for their education, but they are also given the opportunity to network with the most dynamic and successful industry professionals in the local commercial real estate community.  

The CREW Inland Empire Foundation accepts scholarship applications from March 1 to September 30.

Award Amount: $5,000
  • Must be applied to future tuition and books only. To be used within a 24 month period.
Scholarship Benefits: 
  • One-year Student Membership in CREW Inland Empire.
  • Lunch or dinner with CREW Inland Empire Board Members.
  • Registration to the Foundation Dinner & Silent Auction event.
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities.
  • Female with a minimum cumulative GPA 3.0.
  • Enrolled at an Inland Empire community college or university.
  • Intent to pursue a career in the commercial real estate industry (qualified fields of commercial real estate)
  • Demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.
Application Requirements:
  • Complete the online application form
  • Email the following to
    • The completed application form.
    • A current resume with anticipated graduation date.
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation from a faculty member and/or current / past employers

Finalists will be interviewed by the CREW Inland Empire Foundation Board.

Hear what the 2017 recipients have to say about the Scholarship:

"It is an incredible honor to receive The CREW IE scholarship. Thanks to the generous support, I have been able to complete my junior year of school with minimal student debt. By not having to worry about my accumulating student debt this year, I have been able to thoroughly focus on my education. The support, mentorship, and connections through CREW IE are truly invaluable." - Paulina Martinez, CalPoly Pomona

“Being a scholarship recipient has given me the exposure and resources to a great network of professionals, which has helped jump start my Commercial Real Estate Career.” – Chantel Nuñez, Ashwill Associates  

Students can also apply for the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship.

Please feel free to contact NoRhett Walls at or Lindsay Mingee at with any questions. Thank you!