WSWA is Offering Two Different Scholarship Programs for Students!

This year, the WSWA Educational Foundation is proud to offer two different scholarship opportunities – the WSWA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program for the children of WSWA Wholesaler Members, and the Robert Qualls Scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the hospitality industry! Eligibility requirements vary for each program, so please read below to determine which is right for you. Students that are eligible for both scholarships are welcome to apply for each program but need to complete two separate applications.

 

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WSWA College Scholarship Program

The WSWA Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program is excited to offer 50 scholarships this year - each $2,000 - exclusively to college-going dependents of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) wholesaler member employees. These scholarships are for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year.

 

The application must be submitted by May 31, 2021. We will announce the winners in September 2021. All applicants will be notified via the email address provided on the application.

 

Eligible students for the WSWA College Scholarship Program are:

  • Children of a parent working full-time for a WSWA wholesaler member and
  • The student can be pursuing any one of the following during the 2021-2022 academic year:
    • Undergraduate college degree program
    • Associate’s degree
    • Trade school degree

 

Please click here to apply to the WSWA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. This is a separate application from the Robert Qualls Scholarship.

 

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Robert Qualls Scholarship Fund

Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits created the Robert Qualls Scholarship Fund in memory of Robert Qualls, an extraordinary hospitality and spirits industry veteran. Each year, the scholarship fund will award a total of four scholarships, each $5000, to students pursuing studies in the hospitality industry. The application must be submitted by May 31, 2021.

 

Eligible students for the Robert Qualls Scholarship are students pursuing a certificate/degree in the hospitality space and either:

  • A child of a parent working for an alcohol producer, wholesaler, or retailer (on- or off-premise) or 
  • A current or former employee of an alcohol producer, wholesaler, or retailer (on- or off-premise).

 

The student can be pursuing any one of the following during the 2021-2022 academic year:

  • A hospitality-related certificate in a year-long, full-time course, 
  • An associate's degree, 
  • An undergraduate degree, or 
  • A graduate student

 

The student can be pursuing a degree full-time or part-time, except as noted above.

 

Please click here to apply to the Robert Qualls Scholarship. This is a separate application from the WSWA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.

 

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Please help us fund more hospitality-related scholarships and honor Robert Qualls’ passion for the alcohol industry by donating to the Robert Qualls Scholarship Fund! Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

 

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