Last updateTue, 17 Apr 2018 11pm

NAJA announces new Howard Rubin Educational Foundation scholarship

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) is pleased to announce a scholarship fund created to honor the memory of Howard Rubin, NAJA’s National Secretary, who passed away earlier this year. 

HREF-logoThe Howard Rubin Educational Foundation was formed to advance education relating to gem and jewelry personal property appraising and to assist NAJA members through scholarships for educational development to improve their capabilities by attending courses, classes, workshops and conferences.

The Foundation will initially present general scholarship awards of $500 each to one new (less than two years experience) and one experienced member.  Education opportunities for NAJA members include, but are not limited to:  GIA  specialized courses (i.e., Pearls), World of Gems Conference, Accredited Gemologist Association  Conference, Jewelry Camp, Gem-A Conference, Scottish Gemmological Association Conference, Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts programs, American Gem Society Conclave, MJSA Seminars, Society of North American Goldsmiths Annual Conference, Diamond Council of America, Canadian Gemological Association Conference. 

Applications can be obtained through the NAJA website, www.najaappraisers.com/ScholarshipApp2012.pdf. Deadline for submission is June 30, 2013 and the final selection by the NAJA Scholarship Advisory Board will be announced July 30th, 2013.

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers is the largest membership association specializing exclusively in gem and jewelry appraising and related appraisal issues.  It offers education and networking opportunities with knowledgeable appraisal professionals.  For further information, contact Gail Brett Levine, GG, Executive Director, at 718-896-1536, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.NAJAappraisers.com.