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GIA Offers $2M in Scholarships for 2020

Applications are being accepted through March.

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(PRESS RELEASE) CARLSBAD, CA – A scholarship from GIA (Gemological Institute of America) can help with the cost of the Institute’s industry-leading and globally recognized diploma and certificate programs. Applications are now available for scholarships for professionals and students interested in gemology and jewelry manufacturing arts programs, distance education courses and lab classes related to gems and jewelry.

Anna Doll, GIA Graduate Gemologist, Applied Jewelry Professional and scholarship recipient, said, “The GIA scholarship made a huge impact in my life. I would not have been able to be here without it.”

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Applications for 2020 scholarships are available at GIA.edu/scholarships and are due by March 31, 2020. GIA will accept applications for 2021 scholarships beginning in August 2020.

Scholarships funded by the GIA Endowment Fund and private donors are available for distance education eLearning courses and lab classes, and for GIA’s Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs and classes at the Institute’s campuses in Bangkok, Carlsbad, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Taiwan.

In 2019, GIA awarded 458 scholarships that ranged from $600 to $23,000 to pursue eLearning courses, lab classes and on-campus programs. GIA has awarded nearly $10 million in scholarships since 2015, helping more than 2,000 students study at GIA globally.

For more information, call +1 (760) 603-4131 or email [email protected].

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