Frederick Wildman and Sons 2023 WSET EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

As part of the diversity, equity and inclusion initiative at FWS, six WSET scholarships will be awarded in 2023. This scholarship program will provide access to educational opportunities within the wine industry. In addition to a fully paid tuition, each scholarship recipient will also be paired with a FWS employee as a mentor that will provide support through the WSET process and act as a contact to discuss any wine-industry related topics.

Scholarship Details:

  • WSET Level 1 course & test tuition (2 recipients)
  • WSET Level 2 course & test tuition (2 recipients)
  • WSET Level 3 course & test tuition (2 recipients)
  • Each recipient will be matched with an FWS employee as a mentor

*Applicants can only apply for one scholarship at this time.

Eligibility & Application Process:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must fill out application at link below
  • Must provide resume with application
  • Panel interview for finalists (virtual)

Scholarship Application Dates:
Open: October 1, 2022
Close: December 15, 2022
Announced: January 31, 2023

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The Company reserves the right to add, modify or not award and scholarships in a given year based on funding, number of qualified applicants and any other factors to help execute its purposes.Applicant responsibilities, releases and disclaimers are also detailed below.


Scholarship Applicant and Recipient Acknowledgements and Responsibilities

  • Applicants acknowledge that information submitted in the application, including any materials (i.e. essays, letters of recommendation and transcripts) attached will be shared with FWS personnel and others.
  • Employees of alcohol beverage retailers are not eligible.
  • Scholarships are not assignable or transferable.
  • Pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code, the scholarship funds are to be used for the educational and professional development purposes indicated in recipient’s application. Recipients must submit a receipt to the Company showing payment made to the program or programs chosen.
  • The recipient of the scholarships and awards is responsible for determining whether the grant, in whole or part, is includible in gross income under the Internal Revenue Code. The scholarships and awards may be taxable income if the aggregate grants received by the recipient exceed tuition and any related fees and expenses.
  • If requested, recipient will provide proof of information, including but not limited to an official transcript of grades. False or misleading information may result in the termination of any award granted.

Scholarship Applicant Releases

  • Recipients grant permission to the Company to use photos, film and audio recordings of recipients, selections of recipients’ essays, and a testimonial to promote the scholarship program by distributing, broadcasting, editing, or otherwise disseminating it.