Scholarships & Internships

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 and internships to worthy students.  We are thrilled to be able to support for the next generation of industry leaders.


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.  Watch this video and read on to learn more ...

Scholarship Applications

SPREAD THE WORD! The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications year round for any full program offered at San Francisco Wine School! 

We're striving to help every professional in need meet their educational goals.  Wine and hospitality professionals may qualify for up to 75% of tuition support.  Full coverage may be granted in extreme cases of economic hardship. 

Applications are open year round in 2021.  LEARN MORE AND APPLY TODAY!

2020 Scholarship Awards

Christie Basinas - Healdsburg
Emily Carlson - Healdsburg*
Christopher Fagan - Napa
Fanny Gonzalez - Royal Oaks**
Wilbert Herrera - Oakland***
Christa Miller - Oakland
Rosten Narvaez - Windsor
Brittany Reading - Berkeley
Lisa Schmidt - Napa
Jenny Spitz - San Francisco
Noriko Ueki - Sunnyvale
Jinhua Zhang - San Francisco

*California Wildfire Victims Award

**Les Dames d'Escoffier Award

***California Wineries & Vineyards Award

Read where some of our past winners are now!

Hear 2x scholarship winner, Jinhua Zhang talk 
about her career journey from a line cook into the world of wine and how the Glancy Wine Education Scholarships helped her get there...  WATCH NOW 

Fundraising Events

Martin Yan Cooking Class with Wine Parings from Prologue Wine Co

Support Scholarships with this Virtual Cooking Experience by Celebrity Chef Martin Yan!

Get your ticket now for this exclusive 4-course Virtual Cooking Class hosted by Chef Martin Yan with Wine Pairings selected by our very own Zach PaceTickets are $195 and include: Autographed Chef Yan Cookbook, Knife, Scissors & 3 bottles from Prologue Wine Co.  REGISTER TODAY

All profits benefit the Glancy Wine Education Foundation and scholarships for San Francisco Wine School students in need.

Private Donations

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

Corporate Scholarship Sponsorship

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.

Contact for more details.


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.