Press ReleasesJewelers of America Opens 2017 Scholarship Enrollment Published 3 years ago on February 9, 2017By INSTORE Staff Share Tweet JA members are eligible.(Press Release) NEW YORK – Jewelers of America, the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has opened the 2017 enrollment period for its scholarship program, which is open to members of JA, for industry diploma, professional development and certification programs. JA awards scholarships during the enrollment period from Feb. 1, 2017, through Sept. 30, 2017.“Scholarships offer JA members the opportunity to enhance the level of professionalism on their staff through some of the top education providers in the industry,” said Susan Thea Posnock, JA director of public affairs & education. “We believe jewelry education is a key element to our mission of ensuring consumer trust in jewelry.”Exclusive JA scholarships are available for the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Diamond Council of America (DCA) and Jewelers Education Foundation of American Gem Society (JEF). Scholarships are also available for Jewelers of America’s Bench Professional Certification program.Applicants must be an employee at a JA Member store and at least 18 years of age. They must have at least one year’s experience in a JA Member store or two years’ experience in the jewelry industry. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.For more information and to download the application, visit http://www.jewelers.org/ja/careers-education/continuing-education or contact JA’s Member Services at (800) 223-0673. Related Topics: AGSDiamond Council of AmericaeducationGIAJAJewelers Education Foundation click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Wilkerson TestimonialsWhen Liquidation Is the Best Option, This Legendary Jeweler Chose WilkersonGeorge Koueiter & Sons Jewelers, a 65-year old jewelry institution in Grosse Pointe, MI, had always been a mainstay in this suburban Detroit community. But when owners George and Paul Koueiter were ready to retire, they made the decision to close rather than sell. “We decided our best option to do the liquidation sale was Wilkerson,” says Paul Koueiter. The results, says George Koueiter, exceeded expectations and the process was easy. “Wilkerson just kept us in mind,” says George. “They never did anything without asking and whatever they asked us to do was just spot on.” You may like GIA New York Laboratory Reopens June 29 GIA Reopens 5 Laboratories Platinum Guild To Offer Facilitated Sales Training Promoted Headlines Perk Up Your EarsGabriel & Co. The Rings for Virtual ‘I Do’s’Gabriel & Co. When Liquidation Is the Best Option, This Legendary Jeweler Chose WilkersonWilkerson Advertisement LatestTrendingVideos Hot Sellers2 hours agoHere Were The Best-Selling Items For Jewelers During A Surprisingly Good June For Many Press Releases5 hours agoNew Consumer Research Confirms COVID-19 Related Pent-Up Demand for Jewelry Get Inspired9 hours agoCentury-Old Family Business in Ohio Finds Growth in Bridal True Tales5 days ago13 Jewelry Return Horror Stories Almost Too Frustrating to Read Fun1 week ago19 Inspirational Messages to Tell Your Customers It’s Okay to Buy Headlines1 week agoVideo: Father of Alleged Jewelry Thief Returns Rings, Apologizes Jim Ackerman6 days agoVideo: Why You Should Spend More Time ‘On the Business’ Instead of ‘In the Business’ JimmyCast6 days agoPodcast: New Jewelry Store Owner Wilson Lin on Why He’s Opening This Year, of All Years Jimmy Degroot1 week agoVideo: Jeweler Kept Selling Despite His Doubts About the Customer … and He Was Glad He Did! Advertisement Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINSINSTORE helps you become a better jeweler with the biggest daily news headlines and useful tips. (Mailed 5x per week.) Latest Comments Most Popular True Tales5 days ago13 Jewelry Return Horror Stories Almost Too Frustrating to Read Fun1 week ago19 Inspirational Messages to Tell Your Customers It’s Okay to Buy Headlines1 week agoVideo: Father of Alleged Jewelry Thief Returns Rings, Apologizes True Tales2 days ago17 Jewelry Stories So Gross You Might Have to Hurl America's Coolest Stores5 days agoPast America’s Coolest Honorees: Where Are They Now? Headlines1 week agoMore Than 90 Percent of Jewelers Surveyed Are Open for Business Products1 week agoThis Earring Trend Stands Out On The Red Carpet and Video Conferencing Jimmy Degroot1 week agoVideo: Jeweler Kept Selling Despite His Doubts About the Customer … and He Was Glad He Did!