Scholarship – The Coffee Barrister

The Coffee Barrister Annual College Scholarship

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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 on 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 equipment reviews such as our best coffee grinder and best manual coffee grinder guide.

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:

  • Creativity: Show your creativity by creating an eye-catching title and writing that'll entice the readers.
  • Value: Write an essay that adds value by showing readers something new, or guide them to some sort of conclusion.
  • Research: Demonstrate your research skills by including facts and figures from different sources.
  • Analytical: Show your critical thinking skills by demonstrating your ability in digesting information and coming up with new concepts and ideas.


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.

First Name:

University Name:

Course Name (Major):
Last Name:

University Email:

Current Year of Study:

Please upload your work and share the link below.

Submission Link/URL:

By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.

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.

Selection & Announcement Process [Key Dates]

The application deadline for the scholarship is on January 14th, 2017.

After the deadline, an internal committee will review every submission and select a winner based on the factors above (creativity, value, research, analytical). We will notify the winner before February 20th, 2017.


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

Edited Photo Credits: CollegeDegree360 @ Flickr​

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