Scholarships for District Philadelphia Members​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​District Philadelphia is awarding three (3) total educational scholarships for the 2018 calendar​ year.  We will be offering one (1) scholarship per available course, of which there are three (3) courses available.

The scholarships cover the cost of tuition (recipients will have to pay for their own travel to and from).  The recipients will choose one (1) of the following two week courses to attend when filing their application:

Members are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a current member of the MBAA. 
  • Applicant must have been a member of the MBAA for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years.
  • Applicant must posses a minimum of two (2) years of professional brewing or allied trade experience.
  • Applicants must complete the application form and obtain the endorsement of two (2) MBAA professional members.

MBAA District Philadelphia Scholarship Application 2018.pdfMBAA District Philadelphia Scholarship Application 2018.pdf

The deadline for the three (3) District Philadelphia 2018 MBAA Scholarships is January 22, 2018 and a decision will be reached by February 2018.


  • Jake Howell, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company - 2017 Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course​
  • Matt Knuttel, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company - 2017 Brewing and Malting Science Course​
  • Erik Walp, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company - 2016 Brewery Packaging Technology Course
  • Pete Kalinich, Yuengling Brewing Company - 2015 Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course
  • Richard Swanson, Yuengling Brewing Company - 2015 Brewery Packaging Technology Course
  • Andrew Rutherford, Yards Brewing Company - 2014 Brewing and Malting Science Course​
  • ​Tim Roberts, Yards Brewing Company Production Manager - 2014 Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course
  • Mitch Albach, Yards Brewing Company Lead Brewer - 2013 Brewing and Malting Science Course