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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Announces 10 Scholarships for 2013

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Announces 10 Scholarships for 2013

Dubai, 12 February 2013: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group, has announced that 10 scholarships will be made available to potential students who wish to begin their studies in 2013.

Full and partial scholarships will be made available to students who are eligible in two main categories.  The first category is for Emirati nationals who meet the entry requirements and actively show an interest in the hospitality industry. The second category is for students of any nationality who have demonstrated academic excellence in their high school results; is currently experiencing financial challenges and can demonstrate a strong commitment to the hospitality industry as a career choice.  

Apart from full or partial coverage of the tuition fees over the duration of the studies, students who have successfully completed their studies will also work for up to 2 years with Jumeirah Group as a full-time employee.  Commenting on the scholarships, Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM said, “We are committed to developing the next generation of leaders for the hospitality industry and these scholarships will help us to identify them.” 

Individuals interested to apply for these scholarships please contact: 
Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Telephone: +971 4 315 5036 
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu

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Notes to Editors:

About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management:

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai is one of the world’s leading hotel schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group.  It is a leading provider of University-level hospitality business education and offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. The Academy works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia.  It is also a higher education member of the Council of International Schools (CIS). 

For further information and enrolment requirements, please visit the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management online:  www.emiratesacademy.edu 

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. 

www.jumeirah.com

For further information please contact:
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Dr. John Fong 
Director of Marketing / Associate Professor 
PO Box 29662 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 315 5118
Fax: +971 4 315 5556
Mobile: +971 566 819 785
E-mail: John.Fong@emiratesacademy.edu
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu