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hotelleriesuisse scholarship for the Hotel Management School Thun (HFT)

The Tschumi Foundation supports highly talented and motivated students at the Hotel Management School Thun in need of a financial contribution. A maximum of CHF 12'000 can be granted for the entire education programme. In addition to this type of support, financial assistance up to CHF 2'500 can also be requested for an international exchange at an SHA Affiliate School.

  • Award criteria "Hotel Management School"

    Basic eligibility requirements:

    Swiss citizens or citizens of other nations who have lived in Switzerland for at least five years before the commencement of their education programme and who are studying at the hotel management school at the time the financial support is granted, are eligible for a hotelleriesuisse scholarship.

    Additional eligibility requirements:

    Achievement:
    In order to receive a hotelleriesuisse scholarship, outstanding achievements must be demonstrated. The hotel management school requires the following documents and proofs of Performance: 

    • Federal VET Diploma, baccalaureate certificate or an academic semester report issued by the Hotel Management School Thun 
    • If available: Proof of outstanding achievement insofar as the achievement is relevant to the hospitality industry and can be proven with an informative assessment written by a reference person (i.e. employer, teacher, trainer).

    Need of financial support:
    Applicants or their legal representatives must have a low income/minimal assets.

    Submission deadlines:
    Applications and proofs of performance can be submitted at the end of February or at the end of August. Applications submitted too late will be considered at the following deadline.

  • Award criteria "International exchange"

    Outgoing: Students from a hotelleriesuisse partner school completing a part of their education programme at an SHA Affiliate School abroad.

    Basic eligibility requirements:

    Outgoing:
    Swiss citizens or citizens of other nations who have lived in Switzerland for at least five years before the commencement of their education programme and who are studying at the hotel management school at the time the financial support is granted, are eligible for a hotelleriesuisse scholarship.

    Additional eligibility requirements:

    Outgoing:
    1) Applicants must be able to present evidence of outstanding achievement.
    2) Applicants or their legal representatives must have a low income/minimal assets.
    3) Language competences: At least grade B2 in the language of the respective SHA Affiliate School (usually English).
    4) Only the time effectively spent studying at the hotel management school of one semester maximum will be financially supported with a scholarship of up to CHF 2'500.

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