CMS BIPOC Scholarship

  • Deadline

    October 16, 2020, 05:00 PM (Pacific)

  • Sponsor

    Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas

Apply for the 2020 Court of Master Sommeliers BIPOC Scholarship.

The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas (CMS-A) is taking action to increase diversity and inclusion throughout the hospitality industry and at every stage of the journey to becoming a Master Sommelier. This scholarship is funded in part by proceeds from their online learning programs. Recipients for financial aid will be selected based on demonstration of need and merit. Two $5000 scholarships will be awarded.

SommFoundation will be working with Black Wine Professionals, founded by Julia Coney, to administer the scholarships. Find out more about the organization here.


  • Applicants must work and reside in the United States
  • Applicants must be Black, Indigenous, People of Color Ethnicity

DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 16th, 5pm PST

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CMS BIPOC Scholarship

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