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GIA to Offer $2 Million in Scholarships for 2017

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GIA has begun accepting scholarship applications for its 2017 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes. GIA scholarships, which total $2 million for 2017, align with the institute’s goals of providing quality education in gemology and jewelry to the trade and aspiring professionals. Applications for the current scholarship cycle are available through Sept. 30 at GIA.edu/scholarships.

Since 2013, GIA has awarded more than $5.5 million in scholarships to nearly 1,150 students. Funded by the GIA endowment fund and several private donors, the scholarships supplement GIA’s wider scope of offerings.

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 branches in Botswana and Dubai.

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

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