Propel Scholars Program

Prepare to Shine

The Propel Scholars Program is all about empowering first-year students to make the most of their transition to PBA. Students in the program, who are enrolled in both Pre-English Composition and Pre-College Algebra, find a wide range of support in the form of mentorship, advising, faculty and peer guidance and a first-year experience seminar.

Launch With Confidence

Your college journey as a Propel Scholar will start approximately 2 weeks prior to the first day of class. During these two weeks you will be able to earn up to 3 credits toward your graduation requirements. Additionally, you’ll have access to the following:

  • Connect with other Propel Scholars
  • Acclimate to college life
  • Tour and get a feel for PBA’s campus
  • Discover all the student support resources
  • Meet faculty and staff on a more personal level
  • Engage with student leadership groups
  • Learn about all that West Palm Beach has to offer
  • Begin career exploration
  • Meet with student leaders and peer mentors
  • Earn Chapel Credits
  • Earn Workship Credits

Leading the Way

For those who want to take their Propel experience to the next level, there’s the Propel Leadership Team. As part of this team you’ll provide logistical support during the summer and take part in other activities to ensure the program is running smoothly for all involved. The Leadership time will help new students succeed academically, thrive socially, and provide opportunities for you to enrich your spiritual growth.