ISH Aims to Empower Women in Hospitality with the Launch of their Scholarship “WISH” on International Women’s Day
The scholarship aims to encourage more female participation in the hospitality sector and to extend support and assistance to meritorious girls.
For International Women’s Day, Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) announced the launch of an exclusive scholarship for girls, WISH. ISH has launched “WISH” with an objective to increase accessibility to an international standard of hospitality education for young women.
The genesis behind WISH is to empower women across the country to join one of the leading industries in today’s world. It will be available for first-year applicants to any of the undergraduate programmes. The value of the award will vary as per number of awards, standing in the 12th class examination, and review of their SOP.
The evaluation of applications is based on past, current and potential academic performance, including promise of leadership qualities. The initiative hopes to encourage more female enrolment into an industry that has numerous professional opportunities for both genders, however is experiencing a lack of female talent.
Speaking on this occasion Mr. Dilip Puri said, “The Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) envisions to showcase a pathway to the students to explore opportunities in the world of hospitality and culinary Arts. We aim at creating a momentum towards gender equality by making sure that there is more equitable environment in hospitality education industry. We are delighted to launch WISH on International Women’s Day and we aspire to encourage girls to pursue career in hospitality industry and to fuel the industry’s upward climb.”
Based in Gurugram, the ISH philosophy is to impart lifelong skills to students to help them succeed as the leaders of tomorrow - giving them the tools they need to shape one of the biggest industries across worldwide. The education structure is aimed at providing the ideal foundation for managerial and leadership development, entrepreneurship, and lifelong learning.
The Indian School of Hospitality has the academic certification of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland. This academic certification represents and recognizes the Indian School of Hospitality’s dedication to providing educational excellence to its students, it’s commitment to Swiss hospitality education standards and its strong connect to the industry.
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