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Elizabeth Smyth Student Scholarship

Elizabeth Smyth Student Scholarship

The Women Behind the Wine Educational Fund Elizabeth Smyth Scholarship awards a student already enrolled in an accredited industry related postsecondary program with $10,000 to be used toward their educational expenses. Given in memory of Elizabeth Smyth.


2024 scholarships are NOW OPEN!

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Applications Open: February 1, 2024

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024 (by 11:59 PM ET)

Scholarships Awarded: June 2024


Applicant Eligibility Requirements for Elizabeth Smyth Scholarship

  • Applicant can be enrolled in a program at a four year college, community college or vocational/technical college.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours of accredited food, wine, hospitality, viticulture, or other alcohol beverage industry related postsecondary program (i.e. college/university) for two consecutive semesters or terms and have completed at least one grading term of such program.

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Two essays (approximately 500 words each).

  • Two letters of recommendation.

  • Complete transcript of grades from your college/secondary school.

  • Completed and signed scholarship application that meets the criteria and includes all required attachments, which must be postmarked or electronically submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the application deadline date to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Owners, officers, directors, employees, and subsidiaries, or any household member or immediate family of the aforementioned, Gallo are prohibited from applying.



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