Davis Property Management Scholarship

Are you pursuing a career of service in a real estate related field? At Davis Property Management we respect and honor your choice, and want to help you achieve your goal of helping others!

To that end, we cordially invite you to enter our 2018 Davis Property Management (DPM) Scholarship for Real Estate Professionals essay contest.

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Essay is due January 1st, 2019

  • 1st Place — the winner will receive a $2,000 check payable to his or her school that can be applied towards tuition and school necessities.
  • 2nd Place — the runner up will get a $250 credit towards real estate clock hours to become a real estate agent.

Our goal is to encourage your career choice by supporting you in your journey, whether that means helping you finish your college degree or launch your career. For more information read below and good luck to all applicants!


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Your Essay

Each submission should be between 750 and 1000 words in length. The topic of the essay should be related to careers in the real estate field.  The essay should target and benefit anyone who wants a career in real estate that is just getting started or hasn’t yet begun.  It should speak to these individuals who don’t know much about Real Estate.

Topics or suggestions could be- skills critical for all real estate professionals including but not limited to the skills needed as a real estate agent, property manager, appraiser, maintenance technician etc.  How can these skills or networks help save time and money?

Other topics to touch on include programs and certifications that are important for those entering the real estate field.

Essays will be judged based on the level of helpfulness they can deliver as well as their tone and sincerity. Essays should have proper spelling, punctuation and grammar, and sentence structure.


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Eligibility Requirements

Any undergraduate or graduate college student who currently is enrolled in any form of “real estate degree” program or course may apply. Such programs include (but are not limited to):

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Marketing
  • Microeconomics
  • Political Science
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Law
  • Urban Planning/Studies
  • Urban Systems

Proof of your enrollment may be requested as part of your eligibility determination.

Employees, family members and friends of employees of Davis Property Management (DPM) are not eligible to participate in this program.


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Submission Process

Your essay should be written and saved in Microsoft Word, and submitted via email to [email protected] no later than 11:59 PM PST on January 1st, 2019.

Name your file in a way that includes your last name, first name, and name of school you are currently enrolled in. For example, you may name your file in this fashion: BROOK_JASPER_UNIVERSITY_OF_DENVER.doc

Include “DPM ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY” in the subject line of your email. In the body, include the following:

  1. Your contact information (Full Name, Email address, Telephone Number, Permanent Address)
  2. Name of School
  3. Name of Education Program (if applicable)

All entries will become the sole property of Davis Property Management and may be disseminated with no compensation to the author.

Payment will be distributed in the form of a check in the second month of 2019 to the winner. Funds are unrestricted.