SommFoundation

Open Scholarships

We award over $100,000 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.

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

  • Sponsor

    Jackson Family Wines


  • This scholarship applies to students sitting for the Master of Wine Exam, Stage 2 or students sitting for the Master Sommelier Exam (Theory, Practical, and/or Tasting) in 2024. Scholarship amount is $2000. Must work and reside in Canada.

  • Deadline

    May 8, 2024, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    Vetting in process.

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Napa Valley Wine Academy Scholarships

  • Sponsor

    Napa Valley Wine Academy


  • These scholarships apply to any professional looking to further their wine education through online or in-person classes. ***Must work and reside in the United States.

  • Deadline

    May 13, 2024, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    Vetting in process.

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Unger Advanced Sommelier Exam Scholarship

  • Sponsor

    Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas


  • This application applies to students sitting for the Advanced Sommelier Exam, Tasting and Practical only. This scholarship does not apply to the Advanced Theory Exam. The scholarship amount is $1000.

  • Deadline

    May 15, 2024, 11:00 PM (Pacific)

    This application is now closed.
    Vetting in process.

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Bonaccorsi Master Sommelier Exam Scholarship

  • Sponsor

    Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas


  • This application applies to students sitting for the CMS Master Sommelier Exam, Tasting and Practical only. It does not apply to students sitting for the CMS Master Theory Exam. Scholarship amount is $2,000.

  • Deadline

    July 10, 2024, 11:00 PM (Pacific)


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