The National Bartending School’s Drinking Responsibly Scholarship is open to any U.S. resident who meets the following requirements. You must:
- Plan to enroll in an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020 as a graduate or undergraduate student.
- Write a 500- to 1000-word essay about why people engage in drunk driving in spite of the risks, and how you personally can address this issue with your peers.
- Submit your application and essay by June 15, 2020.
A committee organized by the National Bartending School will review each application and essay submitted by the deadline. Based on this review, the committee will choose one applicant to receive the $2,500 Drinking Responsibly Scholarship. The decision made by the National Bartending School selection committee will be final.
If selected as the winner of the Drinking Responsibly Scholarship, you may be required to submit additional documentation to support the truthfulness and validity of claims made in your essay.
The National Bartending School will not extend the deadline or be considered responsible for any technical issues that interfere with the timely submission of your application or essay.
The privacy of your personal information is held in the highest regard by the National Bartending School and its selection committee. Any personal information that you submit with your Drinking Responsibly Scholarship application and essay becomes the property of National Bartending School and will be used only for the process of selecting a scholarship winner.
The personal information you provide along with your application will not be sold, shared or in any other way distributed to the public or third party. Additionally, your personal information will not be retained by the National Bartending School after a scholarship winner has been chosen.
The National Bartending School reserves the right to publish the name and image of the $2,500 Drinking Responsibly Scholarship winner on our website and/or through other media outlets. By submitting your application, you are indicating your consent to have your name and image published in this manner if selected as the scholarship recipient.
Notification of Application Status
All applications must be received by June 15, 2020, to be eligible for the $2,500 Drinking Responsibly Scholarship. Once all submissions are received, they will be reviewed by the selection committee over a period of approximately 30 to 60 days.
The winner will be notified within 60 days of the application deadline. After that time, all other applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision.
The selection committee will not discriminate among applicants based on gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation or preferences, national origin, disability or inclusion in any other protected class.
The winner of the $2,500 Drinking Responsibly Scholarship will be chosen by the selection committee based solely on the fulfillment of application requirements and the review of the submitted applications and essays.