Applications now open for full-tuition scholarship
The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation Brewing Scholarships are two full-tuition scholarships for the 2006 World Brewing Academy Concise Course in Brewing Technology held at the Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago.
The Concise Course in Brewing Technology is a two-week intensive program that covers every topic critical to successful brewery operations. The program is designed for brewers pursuing a wider knowledge of professional brewing standards and techniques in order to advance their brewing careers as well as individuals planning to enter the brewing industry.
The Scholarships are open to professional brewers as well as homebrewers from the Pacific Northwest (including Alaska and Hawaii) and Northern California regions (San Francisco Bay/Monterey Bay areas and north). Each Scholarship includes a $500 stipend to help offset travel and lodging expenses.
The selection committee is comprised of professional craft brewers and brewing industry experts. The full application must be received no later than April 20, 2006.
For information on how to apply, visit the Siebel Institute at www.siebelinstitute.com.
The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is a non-profit organization created to commemorate and celebrate the life, interests, and good works of Glen Falconer, a well-loved and leading Northwest brewer.
Glen began his brewing career as an avid homebrewer and dedicated member of the Cascade Brewers Society. As a professional brewer, Glen continued to support the craft of homebrewing by providing access to brewing ingredients, procedures and unique beer recipes.
In 1990, Glen followed his dream and pursued a professional brewing career, beginning at Steelhead Brewery in Eugene. In 1996, Glen became head brewer at the Wild Duck Brewery in Eugene. Glen continued as head brewer at the Wild Duck until his untimely death in 2002.