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EMBA Impact Scholarships Wine Business Institute MBA Scholarships

 

**Academic year 21/22 EMBA Impact Scholarships and Wine Business Institute MBA Scholarships awards will be announced by May 3, 2021.

 

EMBA Impact Scholarships

The application period for the EMBA Impact scholarships is December 2020 through February 1, 2021.

The Sonoma Executive MBA program strives to admit a diverse cohort of experienced professionals. Our scholarship funding recognizes applicants from a variety of industries and backgrounds who are making (or seek to make) an impact in their organizations or industries. Applicants for this scholarship will demonstrate through their essay recent achievements or professional goals related to any of the following values and priorities of the School of Business and Economics:

  • Diversity and Social Justice
  • Sustainability and Environmental Inquiry
  • Connectivity and Community Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The deadline to submit the materials is February 1, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be an Executive MBA student (not WEMBA or GWEMBA student) who has applied for admission to the Sonoma Executive MBA program.
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA in their last 60 units of coursework. (GPA will be verified through Sonoma State University's Admissions and Records Office.)
  • Applicants are required to submit an essay and a resume.
  • Formal admission to SSU is not required to apply however all applicants must submit their online university application via Cal State Apply before applying for scholarships. Scholarship amount is $1,000 per student. Number of scholarships may vary. ​
     

EMBA Impact Scholarships Application 

 

Wine Business Institute MBA Scholarships - APPLICATION WINDOW OPEN - closes 02/28/2021

The following scholarships are for graduate-level students attending a Wine MBA program at SSU. 
 

Debbie Lewis Women in Wine Graduate Scholarship- $5,000

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in the Wine MBA program.
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA in their last 60 units of completed coursework.
     

Vintage Wine Estate Scholarship - $5,000

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in the Professional Wine MBA program beginning the fall semester.
  • Applicants must currently be employed in the Wine Industry or effectively demonstrate a desire to join the Wine Industry.
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall 3.0 grade GPA in their last 60 units of completed coursework.
     

The Donn P. Reisen Scholarship - $5,000

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or accepted for full or part-time study in the MBA program with a concentration in wine business.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in the last 60 units of completed coursework.
  • Must demonstrate through their application that they embody the spirit and intention of Donn Reisen (see full application).
     

WBI MBA Scholarships Application