Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships

The Washington State Grape Society is proud to offer a scholarship to a deserving young person who plans to attend college and engage in a field of study relating to the growing of grapes. This scholarship is targeted towards graduate students, but undergraduate students may also apply.

To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete all forms. Click here to go to the application. The completed Personal Information Sheet will need to be returned to the Washington State Grape Society, along with a Letter of Application, as outlined in the guidelines. Three letters of recommendation or completed and confidential reports on applicant forms must also be submitted.  Please gather ALL required paperwork and mail to the Grape Society Office in one envelope.  College transcripts can take weeks to obtain, please allow enough time to include in your application packet.  Mailing on or before the deadline is critical. Scholarship application deadline date has been extended to May 15th.   Applications postmarked after the May 15th deadline will not be accepted.

A decision will be made by the scholarship trustees and the award will be announced at our Annual Meeting held in November.

If you have any questions or comments, we would encourage you to call (509) 786-7888 or e-mail WSGS.

WSGS Memorial Scholarship Award

Every year, the Washington State Grape Society offers a scholarship to a deserving person who plans to engage in a field of study relating to the growing of grapes. This scholarship is targeted towards graduate students, but undergraduate students may also apply. The deadline for receiving applications has been extended from April 15th to May 15th. Apply by downloading the scholarship application from our website or contacting your professor in the viticulture/enology program.

WSGS Memorial Scholarship Award

What is the Washington State Grape Society Memorial Scholarship?
This is a Living memorial honoring individuals who have contributed to the development and success of this state’s grape industry.  Donations are solicited to aid in the training of persons who are interested in improving our knowledge of grape growing and to help provide future leaders for the industry. The scholarship is made possible by gifts given to the Washington State Grape Society.

Please call (509)585-5460 or email the WSGS office to make a donation.