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.
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.