GIA offers $2M in scholarships for 2017

GIA Largest Diamond CJ
GIA Largest Diamond CJ

This week, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) began accepting scholarship applications for its 2017 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes. For 2017, the organization will offer a total of USD $2 million in grants for this initiative.

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, as well as the GIA branches in Botswana and Dubai.

Applications for the current scholarship cycle are available through Sept. 30 at