SWE Scholarships



The Society of Wine Educators is a (501c3) nonprofit corporation. Our mission is to benefit anyone seeking an education in wine and spirits. Anyone is welcome to apply, provided you meet the scholarship criteria.

We award need-based scholarships to beverage professionals working within the industry worldwide on an annual basis.The scholarships include one exam credit for one of the following: Hospitality/Beverage Specialist, the Certified Specialist of Wine, the Certified Specialist of Spirits, the Certified Wine Educator, and the Certified Spirits Educator. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need to apply.

Annually, we award several diversity scholarships to support the career development of women and persons of color.

For more information and to apply for a scholarship, please contact vbrandenburg@societyofwineeducators.org.