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Apply for the $1000 Academic Scholarship:

Start Dates: September 1st, 2016 Deadline: January 14th, 2017

**20/02/2017 – The winner for the scholarship program has been decided! Congratulations to Leona Guo, University of Wisconsin, for winning the competition!**

**16/01/2017 – Due to the sheer number of entries, we might not respond to your email.  Rest assured that your essay will definitely be read by someone in the team**

**14/01/2017 – The deadline has passed, submissions are now closed!**

The next scholarship will start soon, stay tuned…

Brief Background of Company

The Coffee Barrister is an artisan coffee company that educates the public on how to brew quality coffee at home. We cover a wide selection of topics, ranging from bean selection, coffee recipes, to buying guides for equipment such as our milk steamers, manual coffee grinder, and espresso machines.

Background on Scholarship

As a team, The Coffee Barrister recognizes the importance of education and that knowledge is power. We also understand that more and more students are facing financial problems, with some having to sacrifice valuable studying time to support their education.

For this reason, we want to play our part in society and announce The Coffee Barrister Annual College Scholarship.

Eligibility & Requirements


The Coffee Barrister Annual College Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an accredited secondary school, college, or university (international).


To apply for this scholarship, each applicant must submit a 500 – 1000 word essay on any topic of your choice related to artisan coffee (also known as specialty coffee).

In your submission, please demonstrate the following:


To submit your application, save your essay as a word file (.doc or .docx), upload your submission to a file-sharing platform (ie. dropbox, google drive), and simply complete the application form below.

Application Form

To make an application, please complete the form below and hit send.

Please upload your work (remember to set it to public so we don't have to request access to see it) and share the link below.

NOTE: Make sure you use a school/university email address is correct because we’ll be contacting you and confirming your eligibility (as a current student) using it.

Description of Funds

The Coffee Barrister Annual College Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship fund. This is a recurring scholarship where we will select and award one new winner every year.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

Edited Photo Credits: CollegeDegree360 @ Flickr​