GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is now accepting scholarship applications for its Fall 2013 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses, and lab classes. Applications are available through April 30 on the Institute’s website https://myapps.gia.edu/Scholarship/scholarship/scholarshipHome.jsp.
Scholarship recipients are eligible to participate in laboratory classes in the U.S., international distance education eLearning courses, and the Institute’s campuses in Hong Kong, the Middle East and Taiwan. Additional scholarship details are available at www.gia.edu/educational-programs/scholarships-financial-aid/scholarships/.
A number of $1,500 awards for eLearning courses and $1,000 awards for U.S.-based lab classes are available. The scholarships, sponsored by private donors and the GIA endowment fund, supplement GIA’s wider scope of offerings.