Applications accepted from 1 August to 30 September
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 31 July 2017 – GIA will begin accepting scholarship applications on 1 Aug. for its 2018 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programmes, courses and lab classes. GIA scholarships, which total over $2 million (£1.7 million) for 2018, align with the Institute’s goals of providing quality education in gemmology and jewellery to the trade and aspiring professionals. Applications for the current scholarship cycle will be accepted until 30 Sept. and are available at gia.edu/scholarships.
Since 2010, GIA has awarded more than $8 million (£6.8 million) in scholarships to more than 1,500 students globally. Funded by the GIA endowment fund and several private donors, the scholarships supplement GIA’s wider scope of offerings. From the 2018 application cycle, applicants can apply for scholarships every calendar year. GIA offers on-campus and distance education (eLearning and lab classes) scholarships.
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. For more information, call +1 (760) 603 4131 or contact us.