Program fees, scholarships, loans and financial aid

Tuition fees and expenses vary according to the program and campus you choose, reflecting the cost of living in each country.

The fees

For complete details on tuition and other fees, please download the “Tuition & Other Fees” brochure for the campus of your choice. Payment must be made no later than 15 November (for the spring intake) and no later than 15 June (for the fall intake).

Bluche, Switzerland (January 2018)
Bluche, Switzerland (September 2018)
Marbella, Spain (January 2018)
Marbella, Spain (September 2018)
Chicago, USA (January 2018)
Shanghai China (February 2018)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

Les Roches is committed to supporting motivated students in reaching their potential. As a private institution, Les Roches provides a limited number of scholarships and financial aid packages for Les Roches students. Each scholarship and financial aid package has specific criteria, and eligibility is examined on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application. Students may also be eligible for loans offered in their home country.

A limited number of scholarships are available to assist motivated applicants with their hospitality studies. These scholarships vary in amount and duration. Eligibility is examined on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application. Please note that scholarships may not be combined.

Scholarship

Partner Scholarships

Open to incoming undergraduate students who are IB Diploma graduates. Limited to 10 scholarships per semester per Les Roches campus.

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding IB Diploma students with a minimum score of 28 points. Applicants must submit two recommendation letters and include an essay (500 words) describing their motivation for studying hospitality management at Les Roches.

For more information, please contact us.

Other Scholarships

Alumni Scholarships:

Open to Sommet Education (Les Roches/Glion) alumni and children of Sommet Education alumni.

Any child of a Sommet Education institution (Les Roches/Glion) alumnus is offered a 10% scholarship applying to their program’s tuition fees. Please ensure to mention the full name of the alumnus, institution he /she has graduated from and year of graduation.

Any alumnus of a Sommet Education program is offered a 10% scholarship on tuition fees when returning to join a Sommet Education program (e.g., at the graduate level).

For more information, please contact us.

Family Scholarships:

The family scholarship applies when two or more children (siblings, twins) of the same family apply to Sommet Education institutions (Les Roches/Glion). The second child (and any following children) to enroll will receive a 10% scholarship on tuition for the remainder of their studies. Siblings do not need to be enrolled at the same time nor at the same Sommet Education institution.

For more information, please contact us.

Hospitality:

10% scholarship on tuition fees for all academic semesters

The hospitality scholarship applies to students whose financial sponsors falls into the following categories:

  • Hotel General or Senior Departmental Managers
  • Hotel Owners
  • Restaurant Owners or Senior Managers
  • General Managers or owners of companies that are related to the broader hospitality industry such as wineries, catering, party/traiteur service, event organizers, travel agencies, tour operators, spa and health resorts, luxury, etc.

 

Documentation supporting the above claim must be submitted with the student’s application and should not be older than a year. If not in English, Spanish or French, an official translation is requested.

 

Supporting evidence* can consist of:

  • Certificate of Registration from the Chamber of Commerce (stating name of the company and name of the financial sponsor)
  • Company Taxation Return (stating name of the company and name of the financial sponsor)
  • For GM or Senior Management position, an official attestation of the Head Office (HR Department) confirming employment and position
  • For Hotel Associations, an official attestation proving position
  • For any company related to F&B services, company profile with detailed information on services provided and ownership details

 

*if the financial sponsor’s company has multiple shareholders, the sponsor must own at least 50% of the shares for the student to be eligible for the scholarship.

For more information, please contact us.

10%, 15% or 20% reduction off Semester 1 tuition fees — will not be automatically renewed.

A limited number of merit-based scholarships are awarded to outstanding students.

Documentation that would support a merit scholarship may include:

  • school grades
  • motivation letter from student
  • letter of recommendation from the school or
  • letter of recommendation from an employer

Documentation needs to be provided to support the application.

For more information, please contact us.

Loans and Information by Country

In Canada, government student assistance, which can include loans, bursaries and grants, is available for Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and refugees or protected persons with assessed financial need. The federal and provincial/territorial assistance programs are jointly administered through the student’s province/territory of residence under the Canada Student Loan Program.

To apply please go to the website: www.canlearn.ca
School Codes to apply – Les Roches: QPDH

Les Roches is recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency as a university outside Canada for the purpose of paragraph 118.5(1)(b) and 118.6 (1)(b) of the Canadian Income Tax Act. Therefore, a taxpayer from Canada who was a full time student at the university in a degree course can claim tax credit for fees subject to certain restrictions. Furthermore, a student’s parent or guardian is also eligible to claim the transferred portion of tuition fees allowed.

For more information, please contact us.

French students have the opportunity to obtain a student loan to finance their studies at Les Roches.

For more information, please contact: informations@sommet-education.fr.

Domestic tuition fee rates apply to Swiss nationals and B or C Permit holders.

For further information, please contact info@lesroches.edu.

Domestic tuition fee rates apply to nationals and residents in the Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar).

For further information, please contact info@lesroches.edu.

15% reduction on tuition fees for each academic semester, automatic renewal — 30% off each semester for Les Roches Marbella.

The Nordic scholarship is for students who finance their studies through government loans and grants. When the loan has been granted by the government agency, the student will receive and should then send a certificate to Les Roches admissions proving that they have been granted the loan.

All Nordic countries have government-issued student loans and grants. Certificates should be issued from one of the below agencies:

  • Sweden = CSN
  • Norway = Lånekassen
  • Denmark = SU
  • Finland = KELA
  • Iceland = Lin

For more information, please contact us.

Les Roches is approved by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs for the Bachelor of Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration programs. Interested candidates who are veterans or eligible dependents should contact Mrs. Beatriz Blecher Catto for instructions on how to apply: beatriz.blechercatto@sommet-education.com.

Financial Aid

Students in a situation of economic hardship may apply for financial aid. Eligibility is examined on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application. Funding varies in amount and duration. Because funding is limited, factors such as academic status, attendance and disciplinary history are also taken into consideration when reviewing requests.

Please fill in the contact form to speak with an Educational Counselor for more details about financial aid possibilities.

*Les Roches reserves the right to review and modify tuition fees, scholarships and financial aid at any time and without notice. To maintain the standards expected from the institution, the tuition fees are reviewed annually. Please note that all scholarships are awarded on tuition fees only — not including room and board charges.