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Wine Foundation Scholarships Now Open To Students

Washington Wine Industry Foundation today announced the opening of scholarships for qualifying students pursuing wine-related studies.

Six scholarships are available to students in two- or four-year programs. The scholarships and their requirements include:

NEW! Albert Don Memorial Scholarships established in honor of Albert Don, a respected innovator in the ag and grape community. The Albert Don Memorial Scholarship awards $3,000 to a student pursuing viticulture or wine business management course of study.

NEW! Alliance of Women in Washington Wine Scholarship was established by The Alliance of Women in Washington Wine to inspire, connect, and advance the future workforce of the wine industry. One $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a female student pursuing any viticulture or enology related program.

Foundation Scholarship established in June 2013 as an endowed fund by the Foundation Board of Directors. The number of Foundation Scholarships awarded each year is determined annually and range from $2,000 to $10,000.

George & Susan Carter Scholarship established in 2017 by the Carter Family in honor of WSU researcher George Carter and his wife, Susan. One $1,000, auto-renewing scholarship, is awarded for up to four years. This scholarship assists students of limited means to attain associates, bachelors, and graduate-level degrees in viticulture and enology.

Horse Heaven Hills Scholarship established in 2005 by the Horse Heaven Hills Wine Growers to encourage grape growing and wine producing education. Two $3,000 scholarships are awarded to students interested in studying viticulture, enology, wine business management, or wine-related hospitality. Preference is given to residents of Klickitat, Benton, or Yakima counties and whose parent(s) are employed in the Washington wine industry.

Walter J. Clore Scholarship established in 1997 by the Washington Winegrowers Association in honor of Dr. Clore’s grape research and lifetime achievements in viticulture and enology. The number of scholarships awarded each year for students studying wine or viticulture is determined annually. Scholarships start at $1,000.

Learn more and apply at https://washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships

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