Monday, May 20, 2024

Scholarships for aspiring jewellery appraisers from NAJA and Instappraise

This is fantastic news for aspiring and established jewelry appraisers! The scholarships offered by Instappraise in partnership with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) are a valuable opportunity for professionals in the field to enhance their skills and advance their careers. Here’s a breakdown of the key points:


Scholarship Offerings: There are two scholarships available, catering to both non-NAJA members and current NAJA members. Each scholarship includes a one-year NAJA membership fee, access to lessons, and a subscription to the appraisal software platform.


Eligibility: Applicants must hold a Graduate Gemologist or equivalent degree and meet specific criteria outlined by the scholarship. This includes completing lessons within a specified timeframe.

Course Content: The NAJA Appraisal Studies Course covers various aspects of jewelry appraisal, from theory and methodology to ethics, value theory, and report writing.

Designations: Successful completion of the course leads to designations such as Certified Member or Certified Master Appraiser, depending on the scholarship category and experience level.

Application Process: Applicants need to submit supporting documentation of their gemological qualifications and an essay explaining why they deserve the scholarship and how it will impact their career.

Deadline and Announcement: The deadline for applications is June 15, and recipients will be announced at NAJA’s 62nd Annual “ACEit” Mid-Year Education Conference in August.

Partnership Impact: Instappraise and NAJA aim to elevate the jewelry appraisal industry by providing education and tools to professionals. This partnership reflects their commitment to excellence and innovation within the field.

Contact Information: For more information about Instappraise and NAJA, individuals can visit their respective websites or contact them directly.

Overall, these scholarships represent a significant opportunity for individuals passionate about jewelry appraisal to further their education and career prospects.


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