If you live in the Southeastern portion of the USA and are interested in pursuing a career in designing jewelry, but need a little extra funding … this article is for you. The 24 Karat Club SEUS is a prestigious organization of industry professionals representing leading members from the jewelry supplier sector.
The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States (SEUS) is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for multiple scholarships. Individuals holding residence in the following states are eligible and encouraged to apply: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV. The deadline for application submission is October 31, 2013. Scholarship winners will be notified no later than November 30, 2013. Additionally, winners will be recognized at a special event to be held in conjunction with the SJTA Atlanta Jewelry Show in March 2014.
Scholarships will be awarded to deserving individuals based on criteria outlined in the Scholarship Application. Available scholarships are:
- The Robert Foreman Memorial Scholarship – a $2000.00 award to be used for jewelry education and training
- The Sterling Reputation Scholarship Program – One or more scholarships distributed from a $2500.00 fund to be used for jewelry industry education and training. This scholarship program is made available through a generous gift from Sterling Reputation, a leading manufacturer of fashion-forward, high quality sterling silver jewelry based in Sunrise, FL.
- Diamond Council of America (DCA) Scholarships – Three scholarships covering the cost of any course from DCA. Made available through a generous gift from the DCA, the DCA is one of the jewelry industry’s leading accredited schools and offers professional certifications in diamonds, colored gemstones and jewelry sales through distance education.
Scholarship applications are available from by contacting David Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org.