Scholarship Provisions

Course Scholarship Offerings

Current Master Brewers members may apply for one of the following scholarships:
  • Master Brewers Scholarship
  • Cargill Craft Malt Scholarship—NEW!
  • North American Brewers Association Scholarship
  • Walt Powell Scholarship
Applications must be submitted online and adhere to the scholarship criteria noted below for each award.

Master Brewers Scholarship

Master Brewers members in good standing are eligible to apply for the Master Brewers Scholarship. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition to either the Brewing and Malting Science CourseBrewery Packaging Technology Course, or the Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course. Each course is two weeks in length.

Criteria

  1. Applicant must be a current member of Master Brewers in good standing.
  2. Applicant must possess a minimum of five (5) years' service in the brewing and/or malting industry.
  3. Applicant must submit the online application form and submit the following documents when applying:
    • Resume
    • Include two (2) letters of references from Master Brewers members who understand your commitment to the brewing industry. Letter should include a one-paragraph summary describing your qualifications and explain how each came to understand your level of commitment to the brewing industry.
    • A brief, focused essay, that includes the following:
      • How did you become involved/interested in the brewing industry?
      • What are your goals for the next 3–5 years and how will this course support those goals?
      • What benefits will you and your company/employer gain by you attending this course?
      • Statement that expresses your skills and traits that make you a successful team member. How will you apply the knowledge you gain from this course in a way that exhibits the traits you described?

Application Deadline

  • February 5: Brewery Packaging Technology Course
  • June 15: Brewery Engineering and Utilities Course
  • August 1: Brewing and Malting Science Course

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NEW! Cargill Craft Malt Scholarship

Provides a partial scholarship of $1,000 to go towards the tuition for the Master Brewers Brewing and Malting Science course.

Criteria

  1. Applicant must be a current member of the Master Brewers in good standing.
  2. Applicant must complete the application form and submit the following documents when applying:
    • Resume
    • Statement describing their passion for brewing.
    • Recommendations from two (2) Master Brewers Professional Members that describe how the applicant demonstrates his/her passion for the art and science of brewing.

Application Deadline 

August 1: Brewing and Malting Science Course
 
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North American Brewers Association Scholarship

Provides a partial scholarship of $1,500 to go towards the tuition for the Master Brewers Malting and Brewing Science course.

Criteria 

  1. Applicant must be a current member of Master Brewers in good standing.
  2. Applicant must possess a minimum of five (5) years' service in the brewing and/or malting industry.
  3. Applicant must submit the online application form and submit the following documents when applying:
    • Resume
    • Include two (2) letters of references from Master Brewers members who understand your commitment to the brewing industry. Letter should include a one-paragraph summary describing your qualifications and explain how each came to understand your level of commitment to the brewing industry.
    • A brief, focused essay, that includes the following:
      • How did you become involved/interested in the brewing industry?
      • What are your goals for the next 3–5 years and how will this course support those goals?
      • What benefits will you and your company/employer gain by you attending this course?
      • Statement that expresses your skills and traits that make you a successful team member. How will you apply the knowledge you gain from this course in a way that exhibits the traits you described?

Application Deadline 

August 1: Brewing and Malting Science Course
 
 

 

Walt Powell Scholarship

Provides an annual scholarship to award full tuition to the Master Brewers Malting and Brewing Science course, plus a stipend of up to $1,000 for the awardee to cover travel and transportation costs to and from the class.

Criteria

  1. Applicant must be a current member of the Master Brewers in good standing.
  2. Applicant to complete the online form and submit the following documents when applying:
    • Resume
    • Statement describing their passion for brewing
    • Recommendations from two (2) Master Brewers Professional Members that describe how the applicant demonstrates his/her passion for the art and science of brewing.

Application Deadline 

August 1: Brewing and Malting Science Course