Scholarships

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. 

GLANCY WINE EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Glancy Wine Education Foundation

The 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 financial need, work experience, educational and career goals, and academic performance.  97% of our applicants fall below living wage. Learn more about the foundation, scholarships and donations here.  

 

Scholarship Awards & Applications

Congratulations to our 2020 Glancy Wine Education Fund Scholarship Winners!

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! 
Applications for 2021 Programs will be available in winter of 2020/21.  Get notified when scholarships are available  

***ATTEND OUR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION AND SUPPORT THE CAUSE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2020***
 

Private Donations

Anyone can support the next generation of wine professionals by making a tax-deductible donation to the Glancy Wine Education Foundation!  View donation information and donor benefits.

"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 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 help@sfwineschool.com for more details.

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

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.