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$2 Million in GIA Scholarships Available for 2020 Classes

GIA offers $2 million in scholarships for aspiring or current gem and jewelry professionals interested in GIA gemology, jewelry manufacturing arts, distance education courses and lab classes in 2020. The scholarships are available for on-campus and distance education programs and are open to U.S. and international prospective students. Applications will be accepted August 1 through September 30, 2019. The scholarships are made available by the GIA Endowment Fund and private donors.

Applications for 2020 scholarships are available at GIA.edu/scholarships. For details on eligibility, how to apply and required documents, visit GIA.edu/gem-education-scholarship-instruction-information.

Gabrielle White, GIA Graduate Jeweler and scholarship recipient, said “The scholarship I received from GIA helped me afford an education that I otherwise would not have financially been able to obtain. The process is definitely worth the education that you will receive.”

GIA has awarded more than $10 million in scholarships since 2010, helping more than 2,000 students study at GIA schools in Bangkok, Carlsbad, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York, Surat, Taiwan and now Tokyo, as well as through distance education programs.

“Scholarships are an important part of our mission to ensure the public trust in gems and jewelry, and our goal of educating the next generation of industry professionals,” said Duncan Pay, GIA vice president and chief academic officer. “Through our professional credentials, career services and alumni network, GIA graduates are positioned for success.”

For more information, call +1 (760) 603-4131 or email scholarship@gia.edu.


About GIA
Established in 1931, GIA is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. A public benefit, nonprofit institute, GIA is the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry. Students around the globe turn to GIA for the knowledge, skills, and credentials that launch successful gem and jewelry careers. The world leader in gemological research, GIA’s breakthrough discoveries deepen our understanding of gemstones and the world. Through research, education, and unbiased gem grading and analysis, GIA strives to protect the gem and jewelry buying public by setting global quality standards. For more information, please visit www.gia.edu.


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