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
Gary Sain Memorial
Hilton Grand Vacation
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