“The WSET Asia Pacific Bursary Fund has been of great help. I gained more knowledge and confidence with the WSET Level 2 in Wines qualification. I will definitely recommend the WSET Bursary Fund to others.”

Nicolas-Antonin Bracq, All-Day Dining Manager, W Osaka, Japan  

WSET Asia Pacific Bursary Fund Student, 2021

WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine, spirit and sake knowledge. 

They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for winesspirits and sake

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As part of our 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.

WSET Asia Pacific 

Bursary Fund

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. 

 BURSARY FUND INFORMATION


ABOUT WSET ASIA PACIFIC LIMITED

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WSET ASIA PACIFIC LIMITED


CONTACT 

WSET ASIA PACIFIC LIMITED

Suite 11A, 11th Floor, W Square

314-324 Hennessy Road

Wan Chai, Hong Kong SAR

www.wsetglobal.com

APACbursary@wsetglobal.com

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WSET Asia Pacific Limited is a subsidiary of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). 

*“Asia Pacific” refers to the countries in Asia, excluding the Indian subcontinent but including Australia and New Zealand, as per WSET’s regional management organisation. The Indian subcontinent comes under the management of the “EMEA” team.

For more information about WSET, please visit wsetglobal.com


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Last updated: 31 March 2021

Five easy steps to apply

2. Choose a WSET provider

3. Submit application form

Choose a WSET approved programme provider from "Where to Study" at WSET website. Course start date should be no earlier than 60 days of the submission deadline.

Submit completed application form together with supporting documents to: APACBursary@wsetglobal.com 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.

Present award letter to selected WSET approved programme provider and complete course registration process

5. Complete registration process

HOW TO APPLY


BURSARY STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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.  


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