Global Fellows Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do we believe this program is important?
The development philosophy & practices of Water1st are critical to sustainable development—and we believe that they are worth passing along to the next generation of global leaders. Our ‘classrooms’ in rural Honduras and urban Bangladesh are ideal incubators in which students will deepen their understanding of the complexities of extreme poverty. Ultimately, we hope to nurture responsible global citizens who, through first-hand exposure, are left with a deeper understanding of their role in effective global development.

Who will lead this program?
Lish Olson oversees all Global Fellows programs.
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What will the curriculum entail?
Students will be exposed to various topics related to Global Development: public health, community-led development, economics, technology, water system & toilet design, gender issues, fundraising, and the history & culture of Honduras & Bangladesh.

How do I apply and how many students will be selected to travel?
Application deadlines are updated on the Global Fellow page of our website. Additional interviews will be scheduled upon request. We will take up to 10 students for each country. Please see the attached application and information regarding travel details and cost. A $500 deposit will be required once notified of your acceptance to the program. Please don’t be discouraged if you are not selected during the first year you apply—we hope to have the capacity to expand in subsequent years.

Do I need to be a member of the Water1st Youth Program to apply?
Yes, we only accept applicants from members of our current Youth Program.

Will there be additional meetings, beyond high school board meetings?
Yes, there is a separate Global Fellow curriculum leading up to Honduras & Bangladesh travel that will prepare students for the experience and upon our return to debrief and process the experience.

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Wine sales tax and shipping fees

Sales tax: Sales tax is based on your address. We’ll send you a receipt that includes your sales tax and shipping fee (if applicable).

Approximate shipping costs:
Complimentary Seattle-area deliveries for all purchases.

Fall 2021 promotion – Free shipping of orders of 12 bottles (1 case). You may order as many cases as you want. Free shipping promotion is limited to 2 cases/person/month.

Please note approximate shipping costs vary depending on destination. Due to shipping fees that are beyond our control, our suggested minimum order is 3 bottles:
1-3 bottles $24-28
6 bottles $27-37
12 bottles $37-57
*If shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, please call the winery for a quote at (509) 875-2211

Shipping available to the following 36 states + Washington DC: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Water from Wine is a very small winery and unable to benefit from competitive shipping rates that larger wineries enjoy. Wine is shipped via UPS, which adds additional fees for shipping alcohol because an adult over 21 must sign for delivery. Water from Wine does not profit from shipping costs. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Wine sales tax and shipping fees

Sales tax: Sales tax is based on your address. We’ll send you a receipt that includes your sales tax and shipping fee (if applicable).

Approximate shipping costs:
Fall 2021 promotion – Free shipping of orders of 12 bottles (1 case). You may order as many cases as you want. Free shipping promotion is limited to 2 cases/person/month.

Please note approximate shipping costs vary depending on destination. Due to shipping fees that are beyond our control, our suggested minimum order is 3 bottles:
1-3 bottles $24-28
6 bottles $27-37
12 bottles $37-57
*If shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, please call the winery for a quote at (509) 875-2211

Shipping available to the following 36 states + Washington DC: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Water from Wine is a very small winery and unable to benefit from competitive shipping rates that larger wineries enjoy. Wine is shipped via UPS, which adds additional fees for shipping alcohol because an adult over 21 must sign for delivery. Water from Wine does not profit from shipping costs. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns..