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The Texas Wine School is now a 501(c)(3) organization.  Our mission is to advance wine education. In addition to offering classes for both consumers and professionals we provide need-based scholarships and awards to people in the wine industry who seek to advance their wine knowledge.

Scholarships will fund 85% of the cost of the following certification classes offered through The Texas Wine School:
• WSET Level 2 in Wines (in person)
• WSET Level 3 in Wines (in person)
• WSET Diploma in Wines (in person)
• French Wine Scholar
• Italian Wine Scholar (Northern and/or Southern Italy)
• Spanish Wine Scholar

Scholarship applications are continually accepted and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants should plan to submit their applications 4-6 weeks prior to the beginning of the class for which they are seeking funding. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] Applicants will be notified whether or not they will receive a scholarship 2-4 weeks after their application is
submitted. Decisions will be based on demonstrated need, perceived ability to successfully complete the course, and the applicant’s desire and ability to have an impact on the broader wine community.


Course Full Price Scholarship Award Student Payment
WSET Level 2 in Wines in person $700.00 $595.00 $105.00
WSET Level 3 in Wines in person $1200.00 $1,020.00 $180.00
French Wine Scholar $950.00 $807.50 $127.50
Italian Wine Scholar: Northern Italy $850.00 $722.50 $127.50
Italian Wine Scholar: Southern Italy $850.00 $722.50 $127.50
Spanish Wine Scholar $850.00 $722.50 $127.50


Eligibility Requirements
– At least 21 years of age
– Texas resident
– Experience in the wine industry preferred
– Letter of recommendation (minimum 1, maximum 2)

Download our scholarship application!