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JJ Morison Scholarship


This scholarship, is managed by the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD), has been made possible through funding by the J and J Morison Education Trust. J and J Morison's Edinburgh brewing company joined forces with Scottish and Newcastle in the 1950's, with the Morison family name living on more recently through Mrs Pamela Morison Inches, who, until her death in 2007, was actively involved in supporting brewing education and research by funding students at various UK universities. Mrs Morison also had personal connections with the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, as she held the role of Assistant Secretary at Clarges Street, from 1964 to 1969.


The scholarship will be granted to a current employee in the brewing industry, from any country in the world. The education must be provided by a recognised UK institution (including the IBD), and can be full time or part time, residential or by distance learning. Candidates must have the backing of their employer, are expected to be at a relatively early stage of their career, and should be able to demonstrate high levels of attainment either academically or through their career achievements to date.


Applications should be submitted between the 1st of June and 31st of July for the following year.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae.- Maximum 2 pages, no photographs.
  • A motivational letter justifying their eligibility including how the education would benefit their personal development and value to their employer.
  • A supporting letter from their employer, acknowledging their choice of educational package and affirming support for the applicants' studies.
  • What UK based educational package and resulting qualification they and their employer considers the most suitable. 
  • Applications should be addressed to

 Please note that late or incomplete submissions will not be assessed.