Glion Institute of Higher Education Launches Scholarship Programme for Indian Students

Designed for recent graduates or career changers who hold a Bachelor’s degree in a hospitality-related industry, the Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality spans two academic semesters and an internship to prepare graduates for careers with prestigious hospitality and luxury companies.

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GLION INSTITUTE of Higher Education, a hospitality management institution with campuses in Switzerland and London is launching a scholarship competition for Indian students, in partnership with Swiss watchmaker Frederique Constant. Applicants to the new Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business with Luxury Brand Management will be eligible for a 25 percent scholarship.

Designed for recent graduates or career changers who hold a Bachelor’s degree in a hospitality-related industry, the Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality spans two academic semesters and an internship to prepare graduates for careers with prestigious hospitality and luxury companies. 

For Indian applicants to the first intakes, Glion is offering a unique scholarship with a 25 percent discount on tuition. In partnership with Frederique Constant, students can gain behind-the-scenes access to a traditional Swiss luxury watch brand. During the manufacture visit, students witness the assembly of a calibre with a watchmaker, understand the luxury designs through product presentations and have the opportunity to win their own Frederique Constant timepiece. 

This competition is limited to students from India, an important market both in terms of luxury goods and luxury hospitality. Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 21-24 years
  • Bachelor-level undergraduate degree in any subject
  • Fluency in English:
    • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each section)
    • TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550
    • Or English native speaker/degree obtained in English

To participate in the scholarship competition, Indian students applying to the first intakes in September 2018 and February 2019 are required to submit an 800-word essay on their assessment of the opportunities and challenges of the luxury industry in India.

In terms of placement, Glion promises 100 percent placement with an average of four job offers per student. 60 percent of the placement takes place in hotels or restaurant industry, rest of 40 percent are placed in luxury, retail or banking sector. 

“Our partnership with Frederique Constant, a luxury brand that shares our values of excellence and innovation, will enable us to deliver additional industry insights and valuable expertise to our students, further enhancing their employability,” said Benoît-Etienne Domenget, CEO of Sommet Education.


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