Hospitality Industry and Supporters Award Over $250,000 in Scholarships

Hospitality Industry and Supporters Award Over $250,000 in Scholarships

On Monday, Feb. 24, 89 students majoring in hospitality management, restaurant management and event management received a total of $251,891 in scholarships during a special ceremony. Of those 89 students, 21 received two scholarships.

Twenty sponsors from the hospitality industry recognized outstanding Rosen College students based on criteria including, but not limited to: academic performance, industry experience, passion for hospitality, professionalism and service, and philanthropy.

For the first time in the history of Rosen College, a student-funded scholarship of $500 was awarded to a fellow student. Entrepreneur and current senior Julien Meyer, who was named to the 2014 Order of Pegasus, sponsored The College Stack Entrepreneurial Scholarship to recognize a student who exemplifies excellence in entrepreneurship in the hospitality industry.

Scholarship sponsors for the 2013-2014 academic year include:

AH&LEF – Tony Marshall Memorial

Bob Ashley Memorial

Bob Snow Roast & Toast

College Stack Entrepreneurial

David Schaefer Memorial

ETC of Central Florida

FRLA

Gary Sain Memorial

Hilton Grand Vacation

Langford Family

MPI

OSI Restaurant Partners

P. Reddick Hospitality Management

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

Harris Rosen Hospitality Management

Rotary Club of International Drive Book

SKAL – International – Orlando

Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Sysco – Central Florida

Wyndham Vacation Ownership