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At #shestheroaster, our mission is to promote and encourage self-identifying women and non binary individuals in the coffee industry to become professional coffee roasters.

We are excited to offer our first #shestheroaster scholarship to the Coffee Roasters Guild Retreat 2018 in Stevenson, Washington. The scholarship will include registration for the event, an annual Coffee Roasters Guild membership, Three nights of hotel, and an airfare stipend for $500.00. This generous scholarship is being provided in partnership with Texas Coffee Traders and Montana Coffee Traders.

Interested? Please read below to see if you qualify!

  • Must identify as a woman or non binary person

  • Must have worked in the specialty coffee industry in some capacity for at least one year

  • This must be your first time attending Coffee Roasters Guild Retreat.

How to apply?

Please respond to the following questions in writing or via video. E-mail your submission to shestheroaster at gmail dot com. We’ll be accepting applications until June 22nd 2018.

  1. Why are you interested in being a professional coffee roaster?

  2. What is your experience in the coffee industry?  Has your gender impacted your opportunities in positive or negative ways?

  3. How do you want to continue to empower communities of women in the coffee industry?

  4. What form does your Patronus take?

We will announce the winners on Friday July 6th. Thanks for participating and good luck to all!