Scholarships

Scholarships

Wine Education Scholarships

APWASI believes that all individuals should have the equal opportunity to receive an education in wine to pursue a worthwhile career that they are passionate about. We have partnered with organizations who we believe support this mission to give out scholarships.

Association of African-American Vintners (AAAV)

Association of African-American Vintners

AAAV is partnering with the Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute to support minority students to begin their journey pursuing an education or a career in the wine industry. Effective October 15th through November 15, 2021 applications are open for 16 scholarships. Scholarships include APWASI online wine education courses, Wine Essentials 1, Wine Essentials 2, Tasting Room Training Program, Wines of China, Wines of USA and Wines of South Africa. These scholarships are open to qualified candidates who are members of AAAV – Student, Friend, Professional/Industry, and Vintner/Grower/Winery or employees of member businesses or organizations. Please learn more about the AAAV and the scholarship program here.

The Black Cellar Club (BLACC)

Scholarship Partnership with BLACC and APWASI

BLACC is partnering with the Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute to support minority students to begin their journey pursuing an education or a career in the wine industry. Effective May 2nd through May 31, 2021 applications are open for 25 scholarships. Scholarships include APWASI online wine education courses, Wine Essentials 1, Wine Essentials 2, Tasting Room Training Program, Wines of China, Wines of USA and Wines of South Africa. These scholarships are open to qualified candidates who are members of BLACC and meet the participation requirements.