Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits created the Robert Qualls Scholarship Fund in memory of Robert Qualls, an extraordinary hospitality and spirits industry veteran. Each year, the scholarship fund will award a total of four scholarships, each $5000, to students pursuing studies in the hospitality industry.
The application deadline has been extended. All applications must be submitted by June 10, 2022!
Eligible students for the Robert Qualls Scholarship are students pursuing a certificate/degree in the hospitality space and either:
- A child of a parent working for an alcohol producer, wholesaler, or retailer (on- or off-premise) or
- A current or former employee of an alcohol producer, wholesaler, or retailer (on- or off-premise).
The student can be pursuing any one of the following during the 2022-2023 academic year:
- A hospitality-related certificate in a year-long, full-time course,
- An associate's degree,
- An undergraduate degree, or
- A graduate student
The student can be pursuing a degree full-time or part-time, except as noted above.
Please click here to apply to the Robert Qualls Scholarship. This is a separate application from the WSWA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.
Please help us fund more hospitality-related scholarships and honor Robert Qualls’ passion for the alcohol industry by donating to the Robert Qualls Scholarship Fund! Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.