Masters of Wine supports Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships

There is also an opportunity for BIPOC students to learn more about the IMW and the study programme. (Photo: The Institute of Masters of Wine)

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) has announced its support for the Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships in association with Liquid Icons and the Gerard Basset Wine Education Charitable Foundation.

The Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships, Internship and Mentorship Programmes will fund up to two aspiring Black Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) students wishing to enrol in the Masters of Wine (MW) study programme. The scholarship will be worth up to GBP £55,000 per scholar to cover the entirety of their course and exam costs.

The programmes will fund up to two aspiring Black Indigenous and People of Colour students wishing to enrol on the MW study programme.

Any BIPOC student – wherever they reside – who has the requisite qualifications to apply for the MW programme can apply for the Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships online.

The application window opens on March 9th 2021 and closes on April 16th 2021.

Through the scholarship application process, there is also an opportunity for BIPOC students to learn more about the IMW and the study programme.

The IMW will run an ‘Introduction to the IMW’ online session across three geographies on 30 March for anyone who expresses interest via the Liquid Icons application process.

The session will include the opportunity to talk with the IMW’s own BIPOC MWs, who can share their journey and answer any questions.

In addition to the ‘Introduction to the IMW’ session, any scholarship applicant wishing to apply to the MW study programme via the IMW’s regular admissions process will have their entrance fees funded by the Gerard Basset Education Charitable Foundation.

To find out more and apply, click here.


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