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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 certifications offered by San Francisco Wine School. 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.  



Scholarship Awards & Applications

Congratulations to our 2019 Glancy Wine Education Fund Scholarship Winners!

Zillah Bahar - Oakland, CA
Emily Carlson - Forestville, CA
Ingrid Eyen - Berkeley, CA
Christopher Fagan - Vacaville, CA*
Susan Lin - Mountain View, CA**
Nicholas Moone - San Francisco, CA*
Sky Morrar - San Francisco, CA*
Maddison Pantlin - Blaine, WA
Brittany Reading - Berkeley, CA*
Justin Timsit - Los Angeles, CA***
Jinhua Zhang - San Francisco, CA*

*E&J Gallo Winery Award
**Les Dames d'Escoffier Award
***Master Sommelier Exam Candidate Award

2020 Glancy Wine Education Fund Scholarships Applications will open in fall 2019.  Email help@sfwineschool.com to be notified when applications become available. Read where some of our past winners are now!

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.


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.