By Lauren Comander | Business Miami
FINKER-FRENKEL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS
The Finker-Frenkel Foundation, with director Eugene Frenkel (MBA ’12), has established two scholarships with a $125,000 gift to the School. For each of the next five years, the Finker-Frenkel Foundation Non-Endowed Scholarship Fund will provide a $5,000 scholar- New Endowments, Dedication Campaigns at the School of Business By Lauren Comander ship to an undergraduate junior in the School of Business, based on financial need and merit. At the same time, the Foundation has begun to build the Finker-Frenkel Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund, which will grow and become a permanent endowed award.
“A significant portion of my success today is thanks to the education I received at the University of Miami, and the goal of this scholarship is to give students who might not have the opportunity for an education there to experience it,” Frenkel says. “The University is the pillar of our community, and we are very excited and confident that our relationship is going to continue to grow and expand.”
The family-run Finker-Frenkel Foundation aims to eradicate neurological diseases and believes one way to do so is by supporting educational empowerment. The foundation and Frenkel have long been involved in and supportive of different areas of the University, including a $100,000 pledge to the University’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.