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RealtyHop Scholarship

Who we are

RealtyHop finds the most undervalued condo, coop, and home deals. While other sites are tailored to first-time homeowners, our target audience is investors and buyers with an investment mindset. We recognize the value of the fundamentals when it comes to buying/selling properties, and we believe that every investor, whether large or small, should have access to the information. At RealtyHop, We focus on important quantitative metrics such as cap rate, financing, tax benefits, and board restrictions. Specifically, with a trove of rental data from our rental site, RentHop, we predict the sublet return, model cash flow revenues, and help investors make smarter decisions.

Scholarship Details

The RealtyHop Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students and high school seniors working towards a bachelor and/or associate degree program in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to our company culture.

The scholarship prompt is as follows:

“COVID-19 has drastically impacted the world and will continue to change how society views our home as a place of living, working, and studying. As you reflect on the global pandemic and the beginning of your professional life, tell us what you would like to start doing, stop doing, and keep on doing.”

How to Apply and Eligibility  

Submit your essay under 500 words using our Scholarship Application Form.

You must be a current student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior in the U.S., working towards a bachelor’s degree or associates degree.

You must apply using your school email address. If your school does not provide one or does not allow students to send/receive external emails via the school affiliated email address, then you may still apply using your personal email. We will ultimately need to verify your eligibility upon submission via a PDF file of your acceptance letter or proof of enrollment to the Undergraduate or Associates program.

Application Deadlines (Winner notified within 30 days of each deadline):


One scholarship recipient will be chosen per application deadline.

Awards include the following:

Previous Recipients

Jonathan Du, Recipient Fall 2020
University of Virginia

Jonathan Du is a first generation college student attending the University of Virginia. He’s interested in medicine and is currently pursuing a degree on the pre-med track. As a childhood cancer survivor, pediatric oncology is a field he hopes to impact in the future.

Alyssa Marie Tamboura, Recipient Spring 2020
University of California Santa Cruz

Alyssa Marie Tamboura studies Philosophy and Legal Studies as a third-year at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is an advocate for families impacted by incarceration and her passion has led her to create and participate in programs in prison and jail facilities in the Bay Area. After graduation, Alyssa plans on pursuing a law degree and seeking a career in criminal justice reform.

Maralmaa Nasantogtokh, Recipient Fall 2019
University of Pittsburgh

Maralmaa, aka Marla, is from the Chicagoland area though she was raised in Mongolia. She is a first year student at University of Pittsburgh. She has always been interested in the interconnectedness of our world and is pursuing a degree in International and Area Studies.

Mackenzie McNeil, Recipient Spring 2019
Syracuse University

Mackenzie grew up in Portland, Oregon with four sisters and loving, supportive parents. She loves playing the cello, reading, bullet journaling, and traveling. She plans on attending Syracuse University in New York this fall, majoring in architecture and minoring in music performance.

Hailey Matthews, Recipient Fall 2018
University of California San Diego

My name is Hailey Matthews, and I’m from Menifee, California. I’ll be a freshman at the University of California San Diego, and will be majoring in Marine Biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. I hope to be a Marine Biologist after my studies and study the effects of human action, specifically the consumption of plastic, on our oceans.


Apply today using our Scholarship Application Form.

Please see the scholarship terms, conditions, guidelines, and policies for more information.

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