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WSET Asia-Pacific Bursary Fund

Updated: Jul 17, 2021

As part of its commitment to advancing education and training in wines, spirits and sake, WSET Asia Pacific Limited has established a bursary fund to help potential students in the Asia Pacific region* who would otherwise be unable to take a WSET qualification.

How to apply:

1. Download your application here:

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2. To Study in Bangkok, book your seat with Wine & Spirit IQ :

Course start date should be no earlier than 60 days of the submission deadline. Look for an Approved Program Provider outside thailand via 3. Submit your application Form:

Submit completed application form together with supporting documents to: before the quarterly submission deadlines.

4. Receive Review Results

Receive notification of application review results within 15 working days of submission deadline. Award letter to be sent to successful applicants.

5. Complete Registration Process Present award letter to us and complete course registration process

Applicants for the WSET APAC Bursary Fund (the “Bursary Fund”) must be resident in Asia Pacific* and of legal drinking age in the country or territory where they intend to study WSET qualification courses. Priority will be given to applicants currently working in the drinks or hospitality industries who demonstrate the need for WSET qualification training and for financial support.

Applicants must submit their applications before quarterly deadlines: 30 September, 31 December, 31 March and 30 June. Application review results will be communicated no later than 30 days after the submission deadline.

Successful applicants will be awarded a fixed financial contribution* towards the cost of a course of study in HK$ or local currency equivalent:

Level 1 qualification course: HK$ 750 Level 2 qualification course: HK$ 2,000 Level 3 qualification course: HK$ 4,000

*Bursary values for the 2020/21 academic year and may be subject to annual review

The Bursary Fund Application Form must be completed in English. Applicants will need to provide evidence of financial hardship or other disadvantage together with a copy of their CV and work experience to date, a letter of motivation stating how the bursary will assist in their career development plans and a reference letter. The reference letter will need to come from a member of the drinks, hospitality or related industries, who has knowledge of the applicant’s career development ambitions and is independent of any WSET approved course provider.

WSET Asia Pacific reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions on the application form from time to time.

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