2019 Court of Master Sommeliers -International Advanced Exam/Course Scholarship

Apply here for the International Advanced Course & Exam Scholarship, sponsored by The Court of Master Sommeliers. This application covers the 2019 Advanced Course or Exam for INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTS ONLY, it excludes residents from Canada and the United States.

***Applicants on the wait list are encouraged to apply, but those with confirmed seats at the course/exam will be given priority. Once you are moved from the wait list to a confirmed seat, please notify us immediately at info@sommfoundation.com

This scholarship may be awarded retroactively. Scholarship amount is $1285.

Recipients for financial aid will be selected based on demonstration of need and merit.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 24TH, 5PM PST. Recipients will be notified by June 21st.



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. LAST NAME*


  1. FIRST NAME*


  1. CITY*


  1. COUNTRY (PLEASE NOTE: RESIDENTS OF CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE).*


  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 - CERTIFIED
    CMS - ADVANCED COURSE
    CMS - MASTERS
    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. PLEASE INDICATE WHICH COURSE OR EXAM YOU HAVE SIGNED UP FOR:*
    ADVANCED COURSE, IRVING, TX - APRIL 15-17
    ADVANCED COURSE WAITLIST
    ADVANCED EXAM, PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 11-13
    ADVANCED EXAM, PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 8-10
    ADVANCED EXAM, ST LOUIS, MO - OCT 14-16
    ADVANCED EXAM, PORTLAND, OR - NOV 4-6
    ADVANCED EXAM WAITLIST


  1. TOTAL ANNUAL INCOME *


  1. BRIEFLY EXPLAIN YOUR NEED FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:*


  1. PLEASE LIST 2 MASTER SOMMELIERS OR OTHER 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 (THE COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS). IF SO, PLEASE EXPLAIN.*


  1. HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY?*
    SOMMFOUNDATION WEBSITE
    SOMMFOUNDATION FACEBOOK
    SOMMFOUNDATION TWITTER
    SOMMFOUNDATION INSTAGRAM
    GUILDSOMM WEBSITE
    GUILDSOMM SOCIAL MEDIA
    A COWORKER/SOMM COMMUNITY
    YOUR EMPLOYER
    OTHER/WORD OF MOUTH


  1. PLEASE CHECK ANY OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS YOU HAVE RECEIVED FROM SOMMFOUNDATION*
    An International Enrichment Trip in the last 3 years
    A Domestic Enrichment Trip in the last 3 years
    A Scholarship Competition (Luxicon, Walter Clore, etc...) in the last 2 years
    A Scholarship (thorough application) in the last 2 years
    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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