2-Day Somm: Theory, Tasting & Service Begins Monday, December 10th - get 'er done this year!


At San Francisco Wine School, we believe that every motivated and engaged student should have access to high quality, professional education in their trade. Since our inception, we have been providing tuition assistance programs to worthy students and are thrilled to offer financial support for the next generation of industry leaders. 


San Francisco Wine School

The 501c3 qualified Glancy Wine Education Fund was established in 2017 and provides scholarships of up to $5,000 each to students wanting to start or advance a career in the wine or hospitality industry using San Francisco Wine School's certification programs. Awards are based upon financial need and cost of coursework and in consideration of academic performance and work experience as well as educational and career goals.  97% of our applicants fall below living wage. Learn more about the fund, scholarships and donations here.  

Private Donations

Anyone can support the next generation of wine professionals by making a tax-deductible donation to the Glancy Wine Education Fund!  View donation information and thank you gifts.

"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


Corporate Scholarship Sponsorship

In an effort to expand the support of a growing student body, the 501c3 Qualified Glancy Wine Education Fund 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.

Contact help@sfwineschool.com for more details.

Scholarship Applications

2019 Glancy Wine Education Fund Scholarships are now available.  Applications are open now through Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5pm PST

2018 Glancy Wine Education Scholarship Winners!

Cynthia Bournellis - San Jose, CA*
Robert Dubben - Homewood, CA
Christopher Fagan - San Diego, CA
Martin Gil - Montebello, CA**
Fanny Gonzalez - Royal Oaks, CA
Edward Lee - Napa, CA
Bridgette Lin - San Francisco, CA
Lori Mitchell - Touchet, WA
Marissa Payne - San Francisco, CA
Christian Van Dijk - Louisville, KY

*Les Dames d'Escoffier Award
**San Francisco Bay Area Fire Recovery Award

Read where some of our winners are now!


San Francisco Wine School provides a limited number of hospitality and marketing internships to students interested in financing their program tuition.  Contact us for more information or to apply.