Diversity Award Details

Made possible by Coronado Brewing Company, this award will help promote diversity and inclusion in the brewing community and foster a skilled and diverse generation of brewing professionals. 

This award will provide a student who is completing the Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer full tuition towards certificate completion.

The recipient will also have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience through an internship with Coronado Brewing Company as a capstone to the program.

This opportunity is open to current or prospective students of the SDSU Global Campus Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer program who are at least 21 years old.

Diversity Award Process

SDSU Global Campus will consider applications from students interested in completing the Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer program. Tuition will be paid by the award from Coronado Brewing Company.

  1. Students may complete and submit the Interest List form on this page to be notified when applications will be accepted, on or around September 1, 2020. As part of that application, you will be asked to respond in writing to the following prompts (500-1,000 words):
    1. Please share how you have demonstrated leadership in your community, industry, and/or school and strive to promote a diverse, inclusive, and equitable society.
    2. If you receive this award, how will your participation in the Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer program provide you the opportunity to impact the brewing industry and be a champion for a more diverse and inclusive workforce?
  2. SDSU Global Campus will review applications and essays to determine which applicants are qualified for the award.
  3. SDSU Global Campus will interview the top three finalists and determine the awardee.
     

Brandi Langham photo and storyAs the first recipient of the Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer Diversity Award I am truly honored to continue my craft beer journey with SDSU Global Campus. This education and experience will prove to be valuable not just to myself but to this industry. I look forward to taking what I learn in this program to the workplace and incorporating a diverse and inclusive team through education where we can all succeed!

— Kassy Fierro, Inaugural Award Winner

Application Timeline

We will accept applications from September 1 through November 30, 2022. The award recipient will be selected and notified in December 2022, so that the awarded student can begin the program in January 2023.

Apply Today!