Women Behind the Wine

 

Brands affiliated with E. & J. Gallo Winery contributed $100,000 to the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd. for scholarship funding in 2019. The E. & J. Gallo Winery “Women Behind the Wine” Educational Fund will award women with monies for continuing education, including tuition grants toward Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, and regional scholarship grants within the wine, spirits, and hospitality industry.

Applications Open: March 1, 2019

Application Deadline: June 1, 2019

Scholarships Awarded:  Fall 2019

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Masters of Wine or Master Sommelier Scholarships
$10,000 Award for professionals earning their Masters of Wine or Master Sommeliers Certificate.

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a minimum of five years active employment within the food, wine, hospitality, and/or viticulture industries.
  • Must submit two essays (typed, double-spaced, 500 words or less)
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Must submit a completed and signed scholarship application that meets the criteria and includes all required attachments, which must be postmarked or electronically submitted no  later than 11:59PM on the application deadline date to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Owners, officers, directors, employees, and subsidiaries, or any household member or immediate family of the aforementioned, of E. & J. Gallo Winery are prohibited from applying.

 

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Elizabeth Smyth Student Scholarship

$10,000 Award for applicants already enrolled in an accredited food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol beverage industry related postsecondary program. Given in memory of Elizabeth Smyth.

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant can be enrolled in a program at a four year college, community college or vocational/technical college.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours of accredited food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol beverage industry related postsecondary program (i.e. college/university) for two consecutive semesters or terms and have completed at least one grading term of such program.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must submit two essays (typed, double-spaced, 500 words or less).
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Must submit a complete transcript of grades from your college/secondary school.
  • Must submit a completed and signed scholarship application that meets the criteria and includes all required attachments, which must be postmarked or electronically submitted no later than 11:59PM on the application deadline date to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Owners, officers, directors, employees, and subsidiaries, or any household member or immediate family of the aforementioned, of E. & J. Gallo Winery are prohibited from applying.

 

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FUEL YOU DREAMS AWARD

$3,000 will be awarded to applicants across the United States by region, up to two in each region of the country. Awards will be given to help women advance in the alcohol beverage industry through education, leadership, and professional development. The Fuel Your Dreams Award is designed to help provide women with the education, resources and opportunities to thrive in the food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol beverage industry.

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a US Resident
  • Must submit an essay (typed, double-spaced, 500 words or less).
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Must submit a completed and signed scholarship application that meets the criteria and includes all required attachments, which must be postmarked or electronically submitted no later than 11:59PM on the application deadline date to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Owners, officers, directors, employees, and subsidiaries, or any household member or immediate family of the aforementioned, of E. & J. Gallo Winery are prohibited from applying.

 

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