Awarded to a student - a member of the Greek Association of Sommeliers for the best score on the blind wine-tasting examination of the third level - WSET® Advanced Certificate. For this scholarship, the company HALARI BROTHERS COMPANY covers all travel and living expenses of the top student in England, in order for him/her to work at the prestigious and world renowned restaurant-' Aurora' for one week . To Aurora is a restaurant of the Great Eastern Hotel and belongs to the Hyatt group of companies. The student who excelled and was awarded was Mr. Nikolaos Giannopoulos. The scholarship was presented by the President of the HALARI BROTHERS Company , Mr Nicholas Halaris.
Granted for the best score performance of a consumer at all WSET® Qualifications levels of Study -. This scholarship is open only to candidates who are consumers/ wine lovers following courses at the WSPC®. The Scholarship covers an educational trip & three- day stay for two people in a suite of the Semeli Winery SA Nemea, during the period of the harvest. The student who excelled and was awarded was Ms. Maria Dassiou. The scholarship was presented by the President of the SEMELI company SA, Mr. George Kokotos.
Will be granted in February 2007, for the best paper / project to be submitted up to the 19th January 2007 by students of Levels 2 & 3 (WSET® Intermediate & Advanced Certificates), entitled: "You are General Manager of a company that produces sparkling wines. What would you do, in a commercial and marketing context, to increase your sales during off season periods or times of low demand? "For the best paper delivered, the scholarship will cover a six-month editorial collaboration with the newspaper 'Ambelotopi' The scholarship will be presented by the President of VINETUM and the President of the "Greek Wine Journalists Union / ELDOIN" Mr. Constantine Stergidis.
Granted for the best average score of all the individual parts of the WSET® Advanced Certificate / Level 3 examination. The scholarship covers the tuition fees of the first year of study of the WSET® Level 4 / Diploma. The student who excelled and was awarded was Mr. Michailos Gregory AIWS from the hospitality field. The scholarship was presented by the President and CEO of ARGO WINE APOSTOLAKIS COMPANY SA, Mr. Apostolos Apostolakis.
Granted for the best average score over all the individual units of the WSET® Higher International Certificate / Level 3 examination . The scholarship covers the tuition fees for the new training programme for spirits, the WSET® Level 2 / Professional Certificate in Spirits. The student who excelled and was awarded was Ms. Evangelia Gropas from the field of retail market of wines & spirits. The scholarship was presented by the CEO of the training organisation Wine & Spirit Professional Centre Ltd in Greece, Mr. Konstantinos Lazarakis, Master of Wine.
Granted for the best average score for the two exams of WSET® - Foundation & Intermediate Certificates / Levels 1 & 2. The scholarship covers the tuition fees for the WSET® Level three / Advanced Certificate.
The student who excelled and was awarded was Ms. An Tran from the field of hospitality. The scholarship was presented by the Managing Director of WS KAROULIAS, Mr. Christos Argyros.