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|Diamond graders at a GIA laboratory|
The one-to-two year fellowships encourage researchers to pursue full-time academic research in “mineralogy, geology, physics, materials science and other fields related to gemology – the study of diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls and their treatment”, according to a press release by the GIA.
According to the GIA, the fellowship includes “a competitive annual stipend, research funding and travel subsidies for approved off site research work. Benefits include full health, dental and vision insurance, and the potential reimbursement of relocation expenses”.
Applications must be sent by April 30, 2017. More information is available at GIA.edu/research-careers.