Scholarship Overview

In accordance with the above, the American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF) annually awards academic scholarships to support full-time graduate students pursuing degrees in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine. Applicants must be North American citizens or permanent residents (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, and West Indies Islands) and enrolled in a college or university program leading to an MS or PhD degree.

The AWSEF annually awards academic scholarships (currently valued at $3,500) to support university graduate students pursuing an academic career in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine. The application proccess opens January 1st and must be fully completed and submitted by March 31 of each calendar year to be eligible for a scholarship award beginning in the fall term of the following academic year. Award recipients are traditionally announced around June 1 of each year. Scholarship materials may be found on this site on the Application tab.




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