Here’s a press release that may be of interest to you:
The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts announces it’s offering a new scholarship aimed at the beading community. The well-known jewelry school is offering a complete scholarship for any of its 3-day classes to the winner of its new contest for beaders. The winner will chose from dozens of classes offered each year in a wide range of subjects such as fabrication, stone setting, jewelry design and more.
This new scholarship contest is open to anyone who makes beaded jewelry and would like to learn more about traditional jewelry making. The winner can select the class of their choice and will receive full tuition plus airfare from anywhere in the U.S., as well as lodging in San Francisco and kit fees. Applications ask for examples of your beaded jewelry along with a statement of why you want to attend the Revere Academy.
The application deadline is October 15, 2011 and the winner will be announced November 1, 2011. There is no fee to complete the online application. For more details, click here.
“This is a great opportunity for anyone who is passionate about making jewelry and would like to take their skills to the next level,” says the school’s director and founder, Alan Revere. “In just 3 days, the winner will learn an incredible amount from professionals who are eager to share their skills.”
The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts is located in downtown San Francisco’s historic Phelan Building. Schedules, information and a free video tour are available upon request.