BC Hospitality Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

BCHF Scholarships

The BC Hospitality Foundation has several scholarships available for individuals in the hospitality industry throughout BC.

Here’s an overview of some of the scholarships available in 2021:

NEW! – BC WISE Scholarships (British Columbia Wine Industry Scholarship and Education Fund)

  • Created in 2020 to support individuals wishing to further their career in our province’s wine industry
  • FIVE scholarships of $1000 each are available
  • Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following wine business programs:
    • Winemaking
    • Viticulture
    • Wine Business Executive
  • Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2021
  • Apply here
  • Sponsored by Corcelettes Estate Winery, Poplar Grove Winery, Quails’ Gate Estate Winery, Rust Wine Co., and Township 7 Vineyards & Winery

Sommelier Scholarships

  • An opportunity for hospitality workers to expand their wine knowledge
  • Up to TEN scholarships of $1000 each
  • Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2021
  • Apply here
  • Sponsored by Andrew Peller Import Agency, CheckMate Artisanal Winery, Da Silva Vineyards and Winery, Hester Creek Estate Winery, and Laughing Stock Vineyards

Industry Scholarships

  • For children of hospitality workers who have been employed in the industry for at least 5 years
  • Applications are open year-round
  • Apply here

Food, Beverage, and Hospitality Scholarship

  • For students enrolled in a food, beverage, or hospitality-related program
  • Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2021
  • Apply here
  • Sponsored by Lulu Spritz

If you’d like more information, the BCHF’s Executive Director, Dana Harris, can talk to you via Zoom; please contact her at dana@danalee.biz to set up a time.  Application deadlines are approaching rapidly, so please act now if interested.