2012 GIA Scholarship for Graduate Students in Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts, USA

GIA now offers scholarships during two application periods each year. Applications received between March 1 and April 30 will be considered for scholarships that can be applied toward the tuition and fees for GIA Distance Education eLearning programs and courses or lab classes that take place during the current calendar year. Applications received between June 15 and October 30 will be considered for scholarships that can be applied toward the tuition and fees for GIA on campus or Distance Education eLearning programs and courses or lab classes with start dates for the upcoming calendar year. Complete scholarship applications and all supporting documents must be submitted within the time frame of the scholarship period in which you are applying. Applications received outside these submission periods are not eligible for consideration.

-GIA offers scholarships for its Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses, and classes. On-Campus scholarships for GIA Carlsbad and GIA New York are available to U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident applicants. Scholarships for Distance Education eLearning courses are available to U.S. and non-U.S. resident applicants. -On-Campus scholarships for GIA India, GIA London, and GIA Thailand are available to non-U.S. citizen and non-U.S. resident applicants. -Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or GED equivalency. You must be currently employed in the jewelry industry or planning to enter the field. If you have been awarded a GIA scholarship within the past five years, you are not eligible to reapply.

Scholarship Deadline: From March 1 through April 30 2012 and June 15 through October 30 2012

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