SommFoundation

Open Scholarships

We award over $150,000 in annual scholarships to beverage professionals worldwide. Currently, we offer fifteen scholarship programs, some application-based (award based on merit and need) and some competition-based. Scholarships range from $500-$5000.

Debbie Lewis Women in Wine

  • Sponsors

    Randy Lewis & Lewis Cellars


  • This scholarship applies to women pursuing wine education/certification. Scholarship amount is $5000.

  • Deadline

    March 28, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    Vetting in process.

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Pennsylvania Women of Wine Scholarship

  • Sponsors

    Dark Horse Wine, E&J Gallo Winery


  • This scholarship applies to women pursuing continuing wine education. Scholarship amount is $5000.

  • Deadline

    March 31, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    All applicants have been notified of their standing.

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SOMM Sessions

  • Sponsors

    Treasury Wine Estates, The Somm Journal, & The Tasting Panel


  • This series will take place on the 2nd Monday of each month from November through April. Each session will include competitions for $500 scholarships and one year’s access to the SommFoundation SommGeo.

  • Deadline

    April 12, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.

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SommFoundation Master of Wine Scholarship

  • Sponsor

    SommFoundation


  • This Scholarship is for Institute of Masters of Wine, Master of Wine Students, (Stage 2). Award amount is $3000.

  • Deadline

    April 30, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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Sonoma-Cutrer Scholarship for CMS Certified Exam, Advanced Course, and Advanced Exam

  • Sponsor

    Sonoma-Cutrer


  • This application applies to students planning to sit for the CMS Certified Exam, Advanced Course, or Advanced Exam in 2021. Certified scholarship amount is $595, Advanced Course Scholarship is $1499 and Advanced Exam Scholarship is $1195.

  • Deadline

    May 28, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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Donate to SommFoundation

Our nonprofit work is supported by donors like you. As a gift for donating $125 or more to SommFoundation, you will receive free access to SommGeo for one year. Your donation may be tax-deductible. Please consult your CPA.

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