SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

Below you will find a list of Fermenta Scholarship opportunities that are offered at this time. Please review the requirements and details for each offering before you apply.  

If you have any questions about the details or requirements, please email us at Scholarships@fermentamichigan.org. Good luck!

Requirements:

  • You must identify as female and be a current Active Fermenta member.
  • To apply for the Bertie Brown scholarship, must be BIPOC.
  • Applications must be received by midnight of the deadline listed.
  • Only one application per member per opportunity will be accepted.
  • In order to allow more members to benefit, the committee will give preference to applicants who have not been awarded a scholarship in the same category in the previous 12 month period. Within 12 months, you are still eligible to win multiple scholarships, as long as each scholarship is in a unique category.
  • Scholarships not used within 12 months of receipt will be forfeited.
  • Recipients must provide feedback of the experience to Fermenta in the form of a written report, online blog, photo album, in-person presentation, or other mutually agreed upon format.
  • Rights to publish such report and photographs of the winner are granted to Fermenta.
  • Board Members and Scholarship Committee Members are ineligible to win.
  • While looking at applications, members of the Scholarship Committee do not see the name of the applicant.



Diversity Level Scholarships


Title Track & We the People's "Understanding Racial Justice"

Accepting Applications

5-class virtual course: April 25-May 23 (Sundays from 3 pm-5 pm)

"Title Track and We the People -- MI are happy to present, "Understanding Racial Justice," which is a five-week course for white people ready to lean into the racial justice movement, co-facilitated by skilled, longtime facilitators Elizabeth Wolff and Seth Bernard.

For More Information: Title Track Michigan, Understanding Racial Justice

Deadline: April 12, 2021

Apply Here

This opportunity is considered a Diversity scholarship. For requirements, see top of this page.

If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@fermentamichigan.org



Bertie Brown $200 in Scholarship Funds

BIPOC 

Accepting Applications

Are you a woman of color working in the fermented food or beverage industries?* Could you use a scholarship to help with the costs of conferences, classes, or continued education?

Apply for the Bertie Brown Scholarship. It provides up to $200 to assist with tuition, materials, conferences, or any other professional expenses. Any woman of color who is an active member of Fermenta is eligible. This scholarship will be offered continuously (no deadline) as long as there are funds available and eligible applicants! 

If you haven’t joined Fermenta and money is tight, let us know - scholarship backers will fund as many new BIPOC members as we can.

Deadline: Rolling Application

Apply Here

This opportunity is considered a Diversity scholarship. For requirements, see top of this page.

If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@fermentamichigan.org (Please mention BIPOC in the subject line.)

*Pickling, cheese-making, brewing, wine-making, cider-making, distilling, mead-making, yogurt-making, kombucha-making, etc. . . . .


Continuing Education Level Scholarships



Siebel Institute/World Brewing Academy Specialized Lectures

Closed

The uniqueness of the WBA Specialized Lectures make them perfect for those looking to increase their knowledge in a particular area of the process without the need to travel or to enroll in a more involved program or course.

This scholarship is for any TWO on-line lectures of your choice in the “Siebel Institute/World Brewing Academy Specialized Lectures” series. Choose your on-line lectures from these 6 areas:

  • Malting & Raw Materials
  • Brewhouse
  • Yeast and Cellars
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Packaging
  • Engineering

For More Information: Siebel Institute

Deadline: March 4, 2021

This opportunity is considered a Continuing Education scholarship. For requirements, see top of this page.

If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@fermentamichigan.org


Cicerone Certification Program

Closed

Written by the Cicerone Certification Program staff to help you learn more about topics useful to beer professionals, each course book covers a specific subject in depth. Each course book covers its topic with instructional text, learning activities, references to outside readings, and discussion questions.

This scholarship is for ALL SIX Road to Cicerone Course Books** which include the following:

  • Brewing Ingredients & Process Course
  • Keeping & Serving Beer
  • German Course
  • Belgian Course
  • American Course
  • British & Irish Course
  • Keeping & Serving Beer Course

**The Scholarship does NOT include the exam associated with each course book

For More Information: Cicerone Course Books

Deadline: March 4, 2021

This opportunity is considered a Continuing Education scholarship. For requirements, see top of this page.

If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@fermentamichigan.org


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