Wine industry offers scholarships

NCW — The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering over $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology or a related field.

They include:

Walter J. Clore Scholarship: The scholarship was established by the Washington Winegrowers Association in honor of Clore’s grape research and lifetime achievements in the field of viticulture and enology. The number of awards is determined annually and scholarships start at $1,000.

Foundation Fund Scholarship: The Foundation Fund was established as an endowment by the board of directors. The number of awards is determined annually and scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000.

George and Susan Carter Scholarship: This endowment honors Washington State University researcher and winemaker George Carter and his wife Susan. This scholarship was established to assist students of limited means to attain associate, bachelor or graduate level degrees in viticulture and enology and offers up to $1,000 to one student which will auto-renew until graduation.

Applications are available at and are due March 29.