Glen Hay Falconer Foundation Brewing Scholarships Program

Falconer Foundation Scholarships to American Brewers Guild

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In collaboration with the American Brewers Guild, we have annually offer a full-tuition scholarship to the Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering program

The Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course is a 22-week distance education program with a final week of residential instruction.  The course is designed for brewers and homebrewers who lack formal training in brewing science and covers all the fundamentals of beer production and quality assurance.

The American Brewers Guild is a premier school for the craft brewing industry dedicated to providing a comprehensive learning experience that focuses on the technical, scientific, and operational matters and issues that brewers face in a craft brewing environment. 

The American Brewers Guild Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course generally runs from January through June  with the final week taking being onsite instruction in Middlebury, Vermont.  

The Glen Falconer Scholarship is open to professional brewers and homebrewers from the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii and California’s northern geographic region (San Francisco/Monterey Bay areas and north).  The full-tuition scholarship also includes a $1,000 stipend to help offset travel and lodging expenses for the residential week in Middlebury, Vermont.  Full details and scholarship applications are available at

Falconer Foundation Scholarship to Siebel Institute

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In collaboration with the Seibel Institute of Technology, the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is offering TWO full tuition brewing education scholarships in 2024. Each scholarship is a full tuition grant and comes with a travel/lodging stipend.

The scholarships are for the World Brewing Academy (WBA) Concise Course in Brewing Technology in Chicago, November 4-15, 2024. The WBA Concise Course in Brewing Technology is a two-week intensive program that covers every topic critical to successful brewery operations. The course is designed for brewers pursuing a wider knowledge of professional brewing standards and techniques to advance their brewing careers as well as individuals planning to enter the brewing industry. Each WBA Concise Course in Brewing Technology scholarship includes a $1,000 stipend to help offset travel and lodging expenses.

Applicants must be from the states Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, Alaska, and Hawaii. The scholarships are open to both homebrewers and professional brewers.

Note that the full application must be received no later than April 22, 2024.

Complete details and scholarship application is available at

The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide opportunities for professional and aspiring brewers to further their knowledge and expertise. The Foundation strives to fulfill this mission by offering educational scholarships to an accredited brewing school. Since 2004, the Foundation has awarded 54 full-tuition brewing education scholarships (as of December 2023) .