CHENNAI: Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management has announced scholarships worth Rs.2 crore. These scholarships are expected to benefit more than 2,000 students. It includes scholarships of up to 50% to 100 meritorious-underprivileged students, a first-of-its-kind offer by a hotel management institute in India, according to a press release. The three eligible criteria’s to avail this scholarship are that the student should be a first-generation graduate; he or she should’ve scored above 1,000 marks in class 12 and 450 marks in class 10; and family earning should not exceed Rs.1.2 lakh.
“Plans are on to fully reimburse the 50 best students among the 100 availing 50% scholarships on showcasing merit in academics, attendance and attitude throughout their course. This will translate to 100% scholarship for these students,” said R Boominathan, head of the institute. For more details about the institution, log on to