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.

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

    May 1, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    Vetting in process.

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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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The SOMM Journal Geographical Digest Virtual Series

  • Sponsors

    The SOMM Journal, National Geographic Books, The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia


  • This monthly series will from from May 2021 through April 2022. Each session will include random drawings for one year’s access to SommFoundation’s SommGeo, essay competitions for scholarships (awards will range from $400-$1000) and a copy of the New Southeby’s Wine Encyclopedia gifted to the top scorer,

  • Deadline

    June 8, 2021, 09:00 AM (Pacific)


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Champagne Laurent-Perrier Women in Wine Leadership Scholarship

  • Sponsor

    Laurent-Perrier


  • This scholarship applies to women sitting for the CMS Certified, Advanced and Masters Exams. Please see details for eligibility requirements.

  • Deadline

    June 27, 2021, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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Jackson Family Wines CMS Master Exam & IMW Master of Wine Scholarship for Canadians.

  • Sponsor

    Jackson Family Wines


  • This scholarship applies to students sitting for the Master of Wine, Stage 2 Exam or students sitting for the Master Sommelier Exam (Theory or Practical/Tasting) in 2021. Scholarship amount is $2000. Must work and reside in Canada.

  • Deadline

    August 29, 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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