WJA Scholarships

WJA ScholarshipsWomens Jewelry Association WJA Scholarships

http://www.womensjewelryassociation.com/article.html?aid=110 or http://www.womensjewelryassociation.com (“Education” Tab and “Scholarship & Grant Info” Link)

Contact Info: Women’s Jewelry Association, 80 Washington Avenue, Suite 205, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; phone: 212.687.2722; email: Lisa Slovis Mandel at lisa@lisaslovis.com or Nicole Lichwick at nicole@womensjewelryassociation.com

Deadline: May 1

Award Amount: $500–$7,000 (10 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female students enrolled in fine jewelry and watch design courses. Awarding scholarships in 3 categories: (1) The Designer/Creator Category (based on images of finished pieces that are designed and created by the student); (2) The Designer Category (based on designs by the student, includes CAD and drawings); and (3) The Non-Designer Category (essay based for those studying to be a Gemologist, appraiser, watch-maker, bench jeweler, or retailer).

Requirements: Application and supporting documentation based on scholarship category.

Application Link: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=1280

Note: This scholarship has a $10 application fee. While we would normally exclude it for this reason, we have included it because it is a unique scholarship directed toward students who are studying a field where few scholarships are found.