Titus Center Scholarships

Amounts of awards vary and are determined by the Titus Center administration in accordance with endowment policies set by the University. Titus Center administration and members of the Advisory Board will be responsible for selecting the deserving students to receive these awards.
 

For 2021, each award is $2,500 and will be presented at the November 17 Titus Center Advisory Board luncheon on campus.

Recipients of Titus Center Scholarships:

  • Must be full-time students at Palm Beach Atlantic University in good standing.
  • Enrolled in the Rinker School of Business.
  • Selected the Concentration in Franchising (if an undergraduate).
  • Earned a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Demonstrated a commitment to the core values of the University, including community service.

Scholarship Opportunities 

JJ Prendamano Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student who:

  • “Strives to thrive” in the business community.
  • Puts others first in a Christ-like way.
  • Class standing: Undergraduate-sophomore year or later. Or graduate student.  
  • Preference given to students who are engaged in multiple areas of University life, i.e., student government, S.A.I.L., or other campus clubs and organizations.
  • Apply here

ABOUT THE JJ PRENDAMANO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND jj

JJ Prendamano was the General Manager at United Franchise Group for more than 25 years. He had a tremendous impact on UFG eventually the Founding of the Titus Center for Franchising. He founded the UFG mentor program and was a frequent guest speaker at PBA. Through this scholarship fund, JJ and the Titus Family are giving back to Palm Beach Atlantic University and the Franchising community by encouraging students to never stop learning.

Seiber Family Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student who:

  • Class standing: Undergraduate-junior, senior, or graduate student.
  • Preference given to students who are majoring in business, marketing, or finance.
  • Shows an interest in working as a franchise executive or supplier to the franchise community.
  • Completed the course Principles of Franchising.
  • Apply Here

 

ABOUT THE SEIBER FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPSeiber 

GEOFF AND SHERRI SEIBER, FOUNDERS OF FRANFUND ESTABLISHED THIS SCHOLARSHIP TO "HELP STUDENTS ACHIEVE DREAMS THEY MIGHT OTHERWISE THINK ARE IMPOSSIBLE."
 
THROUGH THIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND, THE SEIBER FAMILY IS GIVING BACK TO THE FRANCHISE COMMUNITY IN A MEANINGFUL WAY BY ENCOURAGING STUDENTS TO PURSUE A CAREER IN FRANCHISING.

Don Dwyer, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student who:

  • Class standing: undergraduate, sophomore year or later or a graduate student.
  • Must have completed the course: Principles of Franchising or Special Topics in Marketing/Franchising
  • Puts others first in a Christ-like way.
  • Preference given to students who are engaged in multiple areas of University life, i.e. student government, S.A.I.L, or other campus clubs and organizations.
  • Apply here

 

ABOUT THE DON DWYER, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND Don

IN TRIBUTE TO A LEGENDARY FRANCHISE Entrepreneur, FOUNDER OF THE DWYER GROUP IN WACO, TEXAS.
 
DEDICATED TO FOSTERING THE AMERICAN DREAM WORLDWIDE AN
D CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAMILIES TO ENRICH THEIR LIVES.
 
Don Dwyer, founder of The Dwyer Group (now known as Neighborly), used to tell his associates, “I don’t see you for what you are. I see you for what you could be.” Don saw himself as one of franchising’s most successful practitioners and his election to the Board of Directors of the International Franchise Association, as well as numerous awards and media exposure, confirmed his vision. He helped thousands of individuals worldwide see themselves for what they could be. His family has established a scholarship in his name for students of the Titus Center. 

Chick-Fil-A West Palm Beach Franchise Scholarship Awarded to a student who:

  • “Strives to thrive” in the business community.
  • Puts others first in a Christ-like way.
  • Class standing: Undergraduate-sophomore year or later. Or graduate student.  
  • Preference given to students who are engaged in multiple areas of University life, i.e., student government, S.A.I.L., or other campus clubs and organizations.
  • Apply here

About the Chick-fil-A West Palm Beach Franchise ScholarshipRob

Rob Morris, franchisee of Chick-fil-A in West Palm Beach, Florida, established this scholarship to provide ongoing financial assistance to students of Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Titus Center for Franchising. Rob employs PBA students as Chick-fil-A interns and he has helped many graduates become Chick-fil-A franchisees. He values franchising as a career and believes in supporting franchise education.

Kobel Family Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student who:

  • Class standing: undergraduate, sophomore year or later or a graduate student.
  • Must have completed the course: Principles of Franchising or Special Topics in Marketing/Franchising
  • Puts others first in a Christ-like way.
  • Preference given to students who are engaged in multiple areas of University life, i.e. student government, S.A.I.L, or other campus clubs and organizations.
  • Apply here

About the Kobel Family Endowed Scholarshipkobel

The Kobel family wishes to empower the next generation of young leaders thru this scholarship.  The goal is to embody our youth to learn, forge, and abide with Jesus and to change the world.