Business Law

Student Award and Scholarships

ICSC/GABAY Family Scholarship

Mark & Arman Gabay Undergraduate Real Estate Award

The International Council of Shopping Center Foundation and the Mr’s. Gabay  established this award to recognize and provide financial assistant to students who are interested in pursuing real estate as a career. Plus, they wanted to give back to an industry that has brought them so much success and to honor their humble beginnings in this country as immigrants. The award includes a scholarship to be used towards tuition and/or related expense, plus an ICSC student membership

ICSC/GABAY Family Scholarship application

Application Deadline: March 20, 2019

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 2018-2019 award recipients:

Business Law Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award:

  • Amy Barnes
  • Binuri Fonseka
  • Nazaneen Iravani
  • Jordan Khajerian
  • Andrea Magaña
  • Max Moshkovich
  • Michael Shaheen
  • Kamilia Torres

Real Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award: 

  • Stephanie Villa

Spring 2019 Awards Deadline: TBA

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 2018-2019 award recipient:

  • Andrea Baylian

Business Law Book Award Application 

Spring 2019 Awards Deadline: TBA

Donald Bleich Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, community engagement and an understanding of the importance of ethics in the field of real estate.

Amount of award: $1,000

Special acknowledgment goes to our 2018-2019 award recipient:

  • Tooba Firdaus

Donald Bleich Memorial Scholarship Application 

Spring 2019 Awards Deadline: 

David R. Lazarony Memorial Scholarship 2018-2019

The David R. Lazarony Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a BSBA in Real Estate major who has demonstrated both academic excellence and a dedication to current and future community service.  

Scholarship amount:

Special acknowledgment goes to our 2018-2019 award recipient:

David R Lazarony Memorial Scholarship Application

Spring 2019 Deadline: 

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:


Real Estate Scholarships