In partnership with Crafting A Strategy, Pink Boots Society is pleased to announce its next 2019 scholarship opportunity:

Crafting A Strategy

One Year Membership 

Course Format: Online

Course Dates: October 15, 2019 – October 15, 2020

Scholarship Application Window: August 5-31, 2019 Closes at 11:45 pm PST.

  Information: Crafting A Strategy

Course Location: Online

Apply Here: Below

Course Value:  $99 / year

*There are 5 memberships available*

Crafting A Strategy (CAS) is a global online learning platform that will be available to the scholarship recipients from July 15, 2019 – July 15, 2020. Used in universities and breweries all over the world, CAS has over 150 digital content pieces specific to the business needs of brewing entrepreneurs. These include podcasts, webinars, case studies, white papers, instructional videos, blogs, and a professional forum. Scholarship recipients will receive access to all CAS content and forums for one calendar year and they will also receive a weekly CAS newsletter with industry analysis, advice, and links to new content and forums. This scholarship is designed for those owning or planning a brewery, company presidents, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, marketing professionals, head brewers, and sales strategists. Please see below for Required Applicant Qualifications.

Who is Crafting A Strategy?

We are a global community of makers who create experiences that unite people. Our membership includes breweries in 15 countries on four continents. We believe that a highly fragmented, dispersed, and global community of entrepreneurs that rely on wisdom and each other is the best way forward. Our members use technology to stay connected and to overcome geographic and market forces that are stacked against them. 

We use the highest-level business ideas available, translated and made easy to understand, to help you build a business that can make a real difference in your community. We don’t claim to have all the answers, but we know most of them reside inside the heads of our community members. Diversity of people in our community is the key. Big, small, men, women, brewers, lawyers, bankers – with greater diversity of training and vision, our collective can be stronger and more inclusive. 

Required Applicant Qualifications: Any woman, anywhere in the world, who earns at least 25% of her income from the brewing industry, is qualified for Pink Boots Society membership and to apply for any scholarship.  Click here to join or to connect with us.

Due to the nature of the course, the selection committee requires that the applicant be 21 years or older.

Terms & Conditions: All PBS scholarships have a “Pay It Forward” (PIF) requirement, where our scholarship recipients are required to pass on the specific knowledge they gained in their scholarship course to other PBS members and to the industry in general within 6 months of completing the course. This is accomplished through many means like publishing an article, publishing a blog on a reputable website, or giving a presentation at a local, regional or national professional seminar or conference.  Evidence of PIF must be sent to PBS for validation and if applicable, for posting on the PBS website. Many recipients choose to PIF at their local chapter meetings, but you can also present at our annual CBC and GABF meetings. 

All courses require a 50% of the certificate value (up to $500) as a deposit to ensure course participation, completion and 100% passing rates for scholarship recipients. As a condition of accepting the scholarship, the recipient (or recipient’s employer) will pay a $50 USD deposit to Pink Boots Society.  

Please Note: If the recipient fails to successfully complete the course, the deposit and stipend (if applicable) will be forfeited and not reimbursed. Once the PIF is verified, the recipient will receive a Pink Boots Society flannel shirt.

Please note that Scholarship Recipients are announced approximately six weeks after the scholarship application window closes. In this case, the recipient will be announced approximately October 15, 2019.

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    If you choose to do a presentation, we request the document and in some cases the audio recordings for our website library. Such recognized websites are Brewpublic, Full Pint, Beer pulse, Brewbound etc. Please confirm your choice with Scholarship Administrator before pursuing posting online. For further information or other PIF ideas, please contact scholarships@pinkbootssociety.org.
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