'Wine Industry Scholars' Find Support at Sonoma State in New Program

Feb 14, 2018

Rosie Zuniga, a wine industry scholar at Sonoma State University at the KRCB studio on Valentine's Day.
Credit KRCB/Steve Mencher

Sonoma State recently announced that 15 students have been awarded up to $10,000 each to continue their studies. The new Wine Industry Scholars Program joins the school’s Educational Opportunity Program and its Wine Business Institute to support students in the first generation of their families to attend college.

Karen Thompson is Interim Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State which houses the Wine Business Institute.  She brought to our studio a student recently awarded support –Rosie Zuniga, a 4th year psychology student. They talked with KRCB News Director Steve Mencher.

To find out more about applying, visit www.sonoma.edu/winebiz