Buying Custom Jewelry Scholarship

CustomMade is a marketplace for creating custom items in cooperation with North American-based production shops. Consumers come to CustomMade in search of fine custom jewelry including custom rings, custom bracelets, and many other types of custom creations.

At CustomMade.com, we believe in the production and purchase of locally-made products. An increasing challenge faced by local jewelers is that of overcoming the competitive prices offered by companies that manufacture overseas. Many local jewelers, like those on CustomMade.com, compete by offering a higher quality and one-of-a-kind product that will last for generations - delivering better value to the consumer.

Who:

Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2012 or Spring 2013 at any accredited American college or university

What:

A $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the topic below

When:

Submission deadline is December 15, 2012

How:

Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum

Awards:

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books.

How do I apply?

Submit your essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic below. One exceptional essay for the following topic will be chosen:*Describe the benefits a consumer receives by purchasing a high quality piece of custom jewelry made by a skilled jeweler maker in North America.

Reply:

Please email your essay to scholarships@custommade.com

Submission Deadline:

December 15, 2012

Award Date:

January 15, 2012

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