Vineyard Team 2021 Scholarship Program Accepting Applications
February 11, 2021 (Atascadero, CA) - - The Vineyard Team is pleased to announce their educational scholarship program is accepting applications March 1-31, 2021. Scholarships are available to 2021 high school seniors and college students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) are vineyard or cellar workers, employed, or contracted by a member of the Vineyard Team. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, financial need, and community involvement. Awards will range from $500 - $5,000 per student. The number of scholarships awarded is based on fund availability.
The Vineyard Team is a 501(c)3 non-profit grower-group dedicated to sustainable winegrowing since 1994. For over 20 years, we have built a network of 300 local farmers, educating and guiding towards sustainable vineyard practices. We strive to protect both natural and human resources, and this scholarship represents our strong commitment to the people part of sustainability.
The Vineyard Team Educational Scholarship Program is a community funded scholarship for college students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) are vineyard or cellar workers, employed, or contracted by a member of the Vineyard Team. Since its inception in 2015, the fund has awarded over $96,000 in higher education scholarships based on academic excellence, financial need and community involvement. Many recipients have been first generation college students. Thanks to the generosity of the community, $21,500 was awarded in 2020 to 12 students.
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