2019 Laura Fiorvanti Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar Advanced Exam Scholarship for Women

We invite to you apply for the 2019 Corkbuzz Scholarship, sponsored by Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar and Laura Fiorvanti, M.S.

This application applies to women sitting for the Court of Master Sommeliers Advanced Exam in 2019. One scholarship of $1195 will be awarded. This scholarship may be awarded retroactively. Deadline to apply, August 16th, 11:59PM PST. Recipients will be notified by Sept 4th.

Scholarship award will be based on both need and merit.

Eligibility:
***Women only
***Applicants must work and reside the United States, Canada or Mexico
***Applicants must have a confirmed seat at one of the CMS Advanced Exams in 2019

About Corkbuzz:
Corkbuzz Wine Studio was founded in 2011 by Master Sommelier, Laura Maniec, Fiorvanti. We are part wine bar/restaurant, wine educational facility and special events space. We believe wine should be inclusive and not intimidating and we strive to be an employer who mentors the next generation of sommeliers and wine professionals. This scholarship was created to encourage and support women in wine in their pursuit of their advanced sommelier diploma.



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. LAST NAME*


  1. FIRST NAME*


  1. CITY*


  1. STATE*


  1. ZIP CODE*


  1. COUNTRY*
    UNITED STATES
    CANADA
    MEXICO


  1. PRIMARY EMAIL ADDRESS*


  1. CELL PHONE NUMBER*


  1. EMPLOYER*


  1. EMPLOYER WEBSITE ADDRESS*


  1. POSITION*
    Sommelier
    Manager
    Wine Director
    Beverage Manager
    Wine Consultant
    Server
    Owner
    Assistant Manager
    Bartender
    Supervisor
    Wholesaler
    Distributor
    Importer
    Supplier
    Other - Please note at end


  1. RESPONSIBILITIES*


  1. CURRENT WINE/BEVERAGE CERTIFICATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THE HIGHEST LEVEL YOU HAVE ACHIEVED IN ALL PROGRAM TRACKS THAT APPLY:*
    CMS - ADVANCED EXAM
    WSET - 1
    WSET - 2
    WSET - 3
    WSET - 4/DIPLOMA
    WSET 1 SAKE
    WSET 2 SAKE
    WSET 1 SPIRITS
    WSET 2 SPIRITS
    SWE -CSW
    SWE - CWE
    SWE - CSE
    SWE - CSS
    SWE - HBS
    IMW STAGE 1
    IMW STAGE 2
    MASTER OF WINE
    ISG 1
    ISG 2
    SEC CERTIFIED SAKE PROFESSIONAL
    SEC ADVANCED SAKE PROFESSIONAL
    CICERONE - CERTIFIED BEER SERVER
    CICERONE - LEVEL 2
    CICERONE - ADVANCED
    CICERONE - MASTER
    OTHER - PLEASE NOTE AT END
    NONE


  1. HOW DID YOU GET INTO THE WINE BUSINESS? BRIEFLY OUTLINE YOUR HISTORY/EXPERIENCE AS A WINE PROFESSIONAL:*


  1. WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF HOSPITALITY?*


  1. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WINE-PRODUCING REGION AND WHY? *


  1. ARE YOU CURRENTLY MENTORING ANY OTHER WOMEN IN THE WINE INDUSTRY? IF SO, PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR NAMES AND CONTACT INFORMATION:*


  1. PLEASE INDICATE WHICH ADVANCED EXAM YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR (YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE A CONFIRMED SEAT AT THE EXAM TO BE ELIGIBLE)*
    PORTLAND, OR, MARCH 11-13TH
    PHOENIX, AZ, JULY 8-10TH
    ST. LOUIS, MO, OCT 14-16
    PORTLAND, OR, NOV 4-6TH


  1. TOTAL ANNUAL INCOME *


  1. BRIEFLY EXPLAIN YOUR NEED FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:*


  1. PLEASE LIST 2 PROFESSIONALS WE MAY CONTACT FOR A REFERENCE:*


  1. ARE YOU CURRENTLY A MEMBER OF GUILDSOMM (THIS WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR APPLICATION)*
    Yes
    No


  1. DO YOU HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SPONSOR OF THIS SCHOLARSHIP (CORKBUZZ/LAURA FIORVANTI)? IF SO PLEASE EXPLAIN:*


  1. HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY? PLEASE CHECK ALL THAT APPLY:*
    SOMMFOUNDATION WEBSITE
    SOMMFOUNDATION FACEBOOK
    SOMMFOUNDATION TWITTER
    SOMMFOUNDATION INSTAGRAM
    GUILDSOMM WEBSITE
    GUILDSOMM SOCIAL MEDIA
    A COWORKER
    YOUR EMPLOYER
    OTHER- PLEASE NOTE AT END


  1. PLEASE CHECK ANY OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS YOU HAVE RECEIVED FROM SOMMFOUNDATION*
    AN INTERNATIONAL ENRICHMENT TRIP IN THE LAST 36 MONTHS
    A DOMESTIC ENRICHMENT TRIP IN THE LAST 36 MONTHS
    A SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION (LUXICON, WALTER CLORE, ETC...) IN THE LAST 24 MONTHS
    A SCHOLARSHIP (THROUGH APPLICATION) IN THE LAST 24 MONTHS
    NONE


  1. IN REFERENCE TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, PLEASE LIST ANY APPLICABLE AWARDS AND THE YEAR RECEIVED


  1. IF THERE IS ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO COMMUNICATE REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE STATE IT HERE.




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