GIA offers $1.5M in scholarships for 2015


Gemological Institute of America is now accepting applications for 200+ scholarships for its Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes. GIA scholarships, which total $1.5 million for 2015, 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 now through October 31 at

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. Sponsored by private donors and the GIA endowment fund, the scholarships supplement GIA’s wider scope of offerings.

For more information, call (760) 603-4131 or email