Over $30,000 in scholarships is being offered by the Washington Wine Industry Foundation (Foundation) for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology, or related disciplines. All applications are due Friday, March 29, 2019. Scholarships include:
Horse Heaven Hills Wine Growers Scholarship
Two scholarships of $2,000 with preference to students who are residents of Benton, Yakima, or Klickitat counties. The scholarship was created by growers and vintners dedicated to promoting education in grape growing and wine production.
Walter J. Clore Scholarship
Established by the Washington Winegrowers Association, in honor of Dr. Walter Clore’s grape research and lifetime achievements in viticulture and enology. The number of awards is determined annually, and scholarships start at $1,000 each.
Foundation Fund Scholarship
The Foundation Fund was established as an endowment by the Board of Directors. The number of awards is determined annually, and scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000.
The Foundation manages scholarships, funds and grants, while developing resources in support of a mission of crafting sustainable solutions to our industry’s challenges by bringing together partners and facilitating funding.
Since 2002, the Foundation has awarded over $263,000 to 185 students for education in the grape and wine industry. The Foundation is a place where families can create tax-deductible funds in support of the Washington wine industry. For more information, please visit: www.washingtonwinefoundation.org.