So - you've always thought about getting a Graduate Gemology certificate or study Jewelry Design - the Gemological Institute of Ameria (GIA) has always been on your radar - something you have always wanted to do...well here is your chance!
GIA is offering more than 125 scholarships worldwide for its Fall 2015 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes. This semi-annual scholarship cycle, totaling approximately $588,000, aligns with GIA’s goals of providing quality education in gemology and jewelry to the trade and aspiring professionals. The Institute is accepting applications now through on its website.
Scholarships are available for distance education eLearning courses and for classes at the Institute’s campuses in Bangkok, Carlsbad, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Taiwan; and at the GIA branch in Dubai. Sponsored by private donors and the GIA endowment fund, the scholarships supplement GIA’s wider scope of offerings.
There are scholarships available from many of the Industry's luminary from Mikimoto and Kazanjian to Tiffany & Co. as well as location based scholarships for San Diego residents, Texas residents or even residents in the New Hampshire area and even International applicants.
GIA offers scholarships during two application periods each year for its gemology, jewelry, and design programs, courses, and lab classes – March 1 through April 30 and June 15 through October 31st. Apply here: https://javaapps.gia.edu/Scholarship/scholarship/scholarshipHome.jsp
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