Financial Aid & Internship Programs

At San Francisco Wine School, we believe that every motivated and engaged student should have access to high quality, professional education and training in their field. Since our inception, we have been providing financial aid programs in the form of educational scholarships and internships to worthy students in the wine and hospitality trade.  We are thrilled to be able to support the next generation of industry leaders.

Financial Aid: Glancy Wine Education Foundation Scholarships

Glancy Wine Education Foundation

The 501(c)(3) qualified Glancy Wine Education Foundation provides scholarships to students wanting to start or advance a career in the wine or hospitality industry using certifications offered at San Francisco Wine School. Awards are based upon economic need and professional commitment. 97% of our applicants fall below living wage.  LEARN MORE

Scholarship Applications

We're striving to help every professional in need meet their educational goals.  The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications year round for any full program offered at San Francisco Wine School!  Wine and hospitality professionals may qualify for up to 75% of tuition support.  Full coverage may be granted in extreme cases of economic hardship.  APPLY HERE TODAY!

Read where some of our past winners are now  

Support the Cause

Join Our Annual Fundraising Event

Each year we dedicate our anniversary celebration to this important cause by hosting a luxury wine experience that includes our annual Somm Service Olympics and an online auction full of unique wine items you can't find anywhere else!  Learn more about the event!

Make a Private Donation

Anyone can support the next generation of wine professionals by making a tax-deductible donation to the Glancy Wine Education Foundation!  DONATE TODAY!

"It's not just the money... It was also the gesture, the possibility, the kindness. I am so grateful for this opportunity & I just wanted to say Thank You." - Jamie Apuna, 2017 Scholarship Recipient

Become a Corporate Sponsor

In an effort to expand the support of a growing student body, the 501(c)(3) qualified Glancy Wine Education Foundation is now providing named scholarships to organizations and companies who value formal education in the hospitality and food & wine industry and donate $2,000 or more to support the next generation of wine professionals. In appreciation for their contributions, corporate scholarship sponsors will have the opportunity to request qualification criteria, introduced to the recipients and be named in all GWEF press releases and promotion materials.

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Student Internships

San Francisco Wine School offers a limited number of hospitality and marketing internships to students interested in gaining experience in the wine industry or financing their program tuition.  Apply Today!