The Educational Scholarships award recipients with either a student scholarship or a continuing education scholarship as described below. Each year the Foundation will announce the number of scholarships to be awarded. For 2018, the Foundation will award two scholarships to recipients to assist with their tuition, course materials, lodging, and related educational expense. The dollar amount of each Educational Scholarship will fall under either one of the following categories:
Student Scholarship– award for applicants already enrolled in an accredited food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol beverage industry related postsecondary program.
Continuing Education Scholarship– award for applicants towards the cost of professional advancement courses regarding the food, wine, hospitality, and/or viticulture industries. Courses awarded may include, but shall not be limited to, the California Wine Appellation Specialist course, SommEssentials, Court of Master Sommeliers’ courses, Advanced Tasting programs, public speaking courses, and career development courses. For WSET Scholarships, click here.
The Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation will award 2 Scholarships.
The award amount is $750 USD.
Scholarship applications will open shortly. Please check back for dates.