Student Educational Scholarships
The Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation Student Educational Scholarship awards between $500 to $5,000 to students enrolled in an accredited food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol related beverage industry related postsecondary program (four-year college, community college or vocational/technical college with a minimum of nine credit hours) to be used for tuition, course materials, lodging, and related educational expenses.
Examples of such courses include, but are in no way limited to:
Applications Open: February 1, 2020
Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Scholarships Award: September 10, 2020
The Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation will award two Scholarships, one for Student Scholarship & one for Continuing Education Scholarship.
The award amount for Educational Scholarships varies between $500-$2,500.
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 toward 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.