The MJSA Education Foundation, a nonprofit subsidiary of MJSA, has awarded nearly $6,000 in scholarships to four students pursuing degrees related to jewelry making and design.
The 2013 scholarship winners are:
- Melis Agabigum of Ann Arbor, Mich., received a $2,450 scholarship. Agabigum is working toward her master’s in metalsmithing/jewelry and intermedia at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
- William Yang of Brooklyn, N.Y., received a $2,450 scholarship and is completing a bachelor’s in jewelry at the Pratt Institute in New York City.
- Carly Cook of Portland, Maine, received a $500 scholarship and will complete her certificate studies in May 2014 at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Italian International Institute in Florence, Italy, where she is pursuing a Jewelry Art and Design professional certificate.
- Ryan Tosh of Valparaiso, Ind., received a $500 scholarship and is scheduled to earn a bachelor’s in fine arts from Purdue University next May.