Scholarships





GIA offers scholarships for its gemology, jewelry, and design programs, courses, and lab classes.

The application process is currently closed. The next scholarship application period begins February 1, 2018.

For scholarship questions, please call +1 760 603 4131, +1 800 421 7250 ext. 4131, or email scholarship@gia.edu

 

2018 scholarships to be awarded from the two application periods combined:

U.S. SCHOLARSHIPS

(Available ONLY for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents)

Bert Krashes Scholarship
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Gemologist (GG) program

Eunice Miles Scholarship
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Gemologist (GG) program

CA Jewelers Association Scholarship
Award maximum: Varies
Any on-campus program or Distance Education eLearning courses

Gary Crispino Memorial Scholarship
Award maximum: $1,825
Any course or program. Applicants must reside in from the following zip code range: 93921-93923, 93940-93944, 93400-96999

GIA Scholarship Fund for U.S. Veterans
Award maximum: $3,000
Open to U.S. military veterans including reservists and National Guard personnel. To qualify, applicants must include proof of U.S. military service. (Lab classes at Carlsbad or New York campus ONLY)

GIA Scholarship – Distance Education eLearning
Award maximum: Varies
Distance Education eLearning courses.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.

GIA Scholarship – Lab Classes
Award maximum: Varies
Any lab classes (Carlsbad or New York campus ONLY)
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.

GIA Scholarship – Graduate Gemologist
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Gemologist (GG) program

GIA Scholarship – Graduate Jeweler
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Jeweler (GJ) program

GIA Scholarship – Jewelry Design & Technology
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Jewelry Design & Technology (JDT) program

GIA Scholarship – Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry program

GIA Scholarship – Jewelry Design
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Jewelry Design (JD) program

GIA Scholarship – San Diego County Resident
Award maximum: $2,000
Any course or program. Applicants must reside in San Diego County.
Lab classes at Carlsbad campus ONLY

Mikimoto Scholarship
Award maximum: $950
Distance Education Graduate Pearls program.
Lab class at Carlsbad or New York campus ONLY

North Texas GIA Alumni Association Scholarship
Award maximum: $1,000
Any course or program. Preference given to applicants residing within the following Texas zip codes: 75000-75799, 76000-76999, and 76900-79799.
Lab class at Carlsbad or New York campus ONLY

Richard T. Liddicoat Scholarship
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Gemologist (GG) program

Rio Grande Scholarship
Award maximum: $5,000
On-Campus Graduate Jeweler (GJ) program

Tiffany & Co. Scholarship
Award maximum: $17,500
Any On-Campus gemology program

William Goldberg Diamond Corp. Scholarship
Award maximum: $5,000
Any On-Campus gemology program

International Scholarships

(Available ONLY for International Students)

2018 Tawfic Farah Memorial Scholarship – GIA Thailand Campus
Award maximum: Full tuition
On-Campus Graduate Gemologist (GG) program
Recipient chosen from GIA Thailand campus applicants and cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – International Distance Education
Award maximum in US $: Varies
Distance Education eLearning courses.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – Hong Kong
Award maximum in US $: Varies
On-campus programs at GIA’s Hong Kong campus.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – India
Award maximum in US $: Varies
On-campus programs at GIA’s India campuses.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – London
Award maximum in US $: Varies
On-campus programs at GIA’s London campus.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – Middle East
Award maximum in US $: Varies
On campus programs at GIA’s Middle East branch in Dubai.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – Taiwan
Award maximum in US $: Varies
Awarded for on campus programs at GIA’s Taiwan campus with instruction in Chinese ONLY.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

GIA Scholarship – Thailand
Award maximum in US $: Varies
Awarded for on campus programs at GIA’s Thailand campus.
Applicants cannot be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

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