The Robert Mondavi Winery and the James Beard Foundation have created a five-year scholarship for the advancement of wine education in the U.S.
From 2018 to 2022, the James Beard Foundation Robert Mondavi Memorial Scholarship will award $10,000 annually to an aspiring culinary or wine professional to further their wine education at a licensed or accredited culinary school, hospitality institution, college or university of their choice.
Each of the five annual winners will have an opportunity to visit to the winery.
The 2018 James Beard Foundation Robert Mondavi Memorial Scholarship application period runs from April 1, through May 15, 2018. To be eligible, candidates must be U.S. residents, age 21 or older and have a high school diploma or GED. They must also be enrolling in or enrolled at a beverage, wine studies or hospitality management program or a Master Sommelier program at an accredited culinary school or institution.
For more information on how to apply for the James Beard Foundation Robert Mondavi Memorial Scholarship, visit www.jamesbeard.org/scholarships. The 2018 winner will be notified in August 2018.