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Scholarship Program - Finger Lakes Chapter

The Finger Lakes Chapter of Women for WineSense offers an annual Scholarship Award of $500 for to be used to further the wine education of our chapter membership, in addition to a one year Aficionado membership to the winner.


Who May Apply:


Any member of the Finger Lakes Chapter of Women for WineSense is welcome and encouraged to apply.


How To Apply:


Follow the link below, fill out the application, and return to Christine Maguire at, mail to 7448 County Rd 153, Ovid, NY 14521 or deliver to any board member at our December event.


Deadline for submission of award is: December 31, 2018.


Winner will be announced at the January meeting.  All applicants must be present.


The Fine Print:


All applications will be reviewed, discussed and voted on by the Officers of Women for WineSense, Finger Lakes Chapter.


Scholarships may only be applied to wine education.


The recipient agrees to be the presenter at an upcoming monthly event the year following receiving the award. The report should include how the scholarship was used and what was learned.


Failure to use the scholarship for the specific purposes outlined in the application before the end of the year will result in forfeiture.  Likewise, a recipient will be asked to return monies that may have been disbursed directly to them but are not used for the purpose outlined in the Request for Payment Proposal, unless approved by the President.

  • WWS Officers are available to assist in suggesting educational opportunities to help reach the $500 maximum if needed.
  • Board Officers are not eligible for the scholarship during their tenure.
  • Scholarship recipients will not be eligible to reapply for five years.

Click here to open the Dropbox folder which contains the 2019 scholarship application in both .pdf and Word formats.

Here is the list of winners of awards from our chapter:

Finger Lakes Chapter - Scholarship Winners

         2017 - Maddie D'Amico and Marie Guido-Miner

         2018 - Kate Meyers Emery