(NEW YORK) – The jewelry industry stands as a testament to the beauty and craftsmanship human hands, minds, and technology can achieve. It weaves together tradition, innovation, and artistic expression, resulting in pieces that hold profound sentimental value for individuals and communities alike. Recognizing the trade’s significance, KIL N.Y.C. is committed to not only preserving its rich heritage, but also to propelling it forward into an era of limitless possibilities, supporting the next generation of designers. Partnering with Bold.org, KIL N.Y.C. has opened the application period for the KIL N.Y.C. Scholarship for the Jewelry Arts.
“Giving back and creating opportunities for others is an extremely important tenant of both my companies. Creating this scholarship fund will help alleviate the often-crippling burden of student debt for students across the U.S.A.,” says Konstantinos I. Leoussis, founder of KIL N.Y.C. and KIL Promotions. “We are passionate about fostering the future of jewelry professionals and we encourage all eligible jewelry design students to apply.”
The KIL N.Y.C. Scholarship for the Jewelry Arts is offering $1,000 to a student who is passionate about, and committed to pursuing, a major in jewelry design. By providing financial assistance, KIL N.Y.C. seeks to nurture artistic talents. This scholarship is dedicated to fostering the development of skilled and imaginative jewelry designers, contributing to the advancement and evolution of the craft. This is the first of many scholarships KIL N.Y.C. will be offering in the coming months, empowering and supporting students who demonstrate exceptional potential who seek to make a positive, lasting impact on the industry.
Applicants seeking to apply for the scholarship must be undergraduate students majoring in jewelry creation or design. To apply, applicants must share what type of jewelry they are passionate about making, and what impact they hope to make on the field, with a 400-600 word essay. Eligibility requirements include studying in the United States, jewelry design as the field of interest, a minimum 2.75 GPA, and an undergraduate level education in progress. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 20, 2024, with the winner being announced on June 20, 2024.
To apply for the KIL N.Y.C. Scholarship for the Jewelry Arts, visit https://bold.org/scholarships/kil-nyc-scholarship-for-the-jewelry-arts/. To contact KIL N.Y.C. with questions regarding the scholarship, email Operations and Sales Assistant, Krystelle Diaz, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call/text 646-824-1502.