Business Law

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    Department of Business Law

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    Department of Business Law - Real Estate Option

  • 2016 Award recipients

    2016 Business Law Department Student Awards

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    Alumnus Drives $25 Million Initiative

Student Award and Scholarships

Business Law and Real Estate- Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award

The award recognizes excellence in academic achievement in Business Law. Qualified students receive a certificate signed by the Department Chair and the College Dean, and a Gold Cord to be worn at graduation. Students are honored by the department faculty at a luncheon which takes place at the end of each academic year.

Special acknowledgment goes to our 2015 award recipients:

Business Law Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award:

  • Roy Chang
  • Matthew Chung 
  • Max Franks-Hribar
  • Elizabeth Hurley
  • Jirair Kaprelian
  • Erik Millan

Spring 2016 Awards Deadline: May 3rd, 2016

Business Law Book Award

Business Law Book Award

This award is designed to support students with financial need who excel in the department's upper-division courses. Priority is given to those students who demonstrate academic success and financial hardship.

Special acknowledgment goes to our 2015 award recipient:

  • Cuong Cao
  • Nurzat Zhetigenova

Business Law Book Award Application 

Spring 2016 Awards Deadline: May 3rd, 2016

Real Estate Scholarships

CSU Real Estate Scholarship and Internship Grant Program Scholarship

Real Estate Scholarship and Internship Grant (RESIG)


Varies, typically $1,000- $2,000


Established by:

This scholarship is funded by the State of California's Real Estate Scholarship and Internship Grant ("RESIG") endowment to help support students considering a career in real estate. Under the Internship option, students may receive an award for an unpaid internship in which they are participating.

Open to:

This scholarship is open to all majors with an interest in real estate, broadly defined. Students must have completed, or be currently enrolled, in at least one course in real estate, broadly defined (e.g. urban planning, urban economics, geographic information systems, and property tax classes all qualify, in addition to the typical business school real estate curriculum).


  • 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 GPA (graduate students)
  • Undergraduate or graduate status
  • Enrolled in at least 6 units
  • Financial need screening will be conducted as part of the application review process.

Application Procedure:

To apply for the RESIG scholarship, students should complete the Applicant Information form and email the completed form to Note that students must provide the name of a faculty member who can verify course of study and career interests but the faculty member does not have to write a letter of recommendation.

Application Deadline:

November 1, 2016 for the fall semester; March 15, 2017 for the spring semester