Napa Valley Wine Academy Scholarships

  • Deadline

    October 2, 2023, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

  • Sponsor

    Napa Valley Wine Academy

Further your education online or in person. Apply today for one of the following Napa Valley Wine Academy Scholarships:

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on demonstration of need and merit.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must work and reside in the United States
  • Must currently work in the hospitality/wine industry
  • All scholarship recipients must register for their course within eight weeks of notification

***NVWA cancellation/transfer terms and conditions apply to these registrations.

About Napa Valley Wine Academy:

Napa Valley Wine Academy is America’s Premier Wine School™ and the two-time winner of the WSET Global Wine Educator of the Year (2016 and 2019) making it the most awarded WSET wine school in the world. The Academy is based in Napa Valley, California with locations across the United States and online. NVWA is proud to be an approved program provider of the internationally recognized WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) series of wine, spirit, and sake courses (including WSET Levels 1 through 4 in Wine) as well as a full suite of online classes and a host of other specialty classes ideal for enthusiasts and critical for wine and beverage industry professionals.

“The student is at the heart of everything that we do, including curriculum development, the educational process, innovative online learning platforms, accessibility, diversity, financial aid and ultimately professional success,” said NVWA Founder Christian Oggenfuss. “We have been able to support more students with scholarships developed through partnerships, as well as witness exponential growth both in terms of enrollment and academic success. The academy was honored to provide the highest-level wine education to nearly 8,000 students in 2021.”

NVWA has also made scholarships available to the Association of African American Vintners, The Roots Fund, and Wine Access.

Find out more about Napa Valley Wine Academy Here.

Deadline to apply: October 2nd, 2023 11:00 PM PST

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Napa Valley Wine Academy 2023 - Fall

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