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MJSA Education Foundation Accepting Applications for “Future of Jewelry Making” Scholarships

Applications is through May 15.

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MJSA Education Foundation Accepting Applications for “Future of Jewelry Making” Scholarships

(PRESS RELEASE) The MJSA Education Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual “Future of Jewelry Making” scholarships, which help the next generation of jewelers turn their passion for designing and making jewelry into rewarding careers.

Any student who is a U.S. citizen and enrolled in a jewelry program, whether at a university or trade school, can apply for a scholarship. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, and they’ll be assessed based on their course of study, career plans, academics, recommendations, and related experience.

Every applicant also receives a complimentary one-year student membership to Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA), the 120-year-old trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design.

The deadline for applications is May 15. To learn more, go here.

A 501(c)3 subsidiary of MJSA, the MJSA Education Foundation supports career and training initiatives for students and workers throughout the industry. Since 1997, the Foundation has awarded over $250,000 in scholarship support, including a total of $15,000 in funding provided over the past six years by the Providence Jewelers Club. All the funds are managed by the Rhode Island Foundation on behalf of MJSA and the MJSA Education Foundation.

About MJSA & the MJSA Education Foundation

Founded in 1903, Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) is the U.S. trade alliance of jewelry makers, designers, and related suppliers dedicated to professional excellence. Its mission is to supply the expertise, customer connections, and resources needed to achieve success and maintain a competitive edge.

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A 501(c)(3) subsidiary of MJSA, the MJSA Education Foundation supports programs that help to ensure the industry maintains a qualified, competitive workforce. Its programs include the annual “Future of Jewelry Making” scholarships, the Career Connections program to unite businesses with qualified workers, and the new MJSA Mentor & Apprenticeship initiative.

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