NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Worthy, a leading online marketplace for selling your diamond ring, is accepting applications for its first annual Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship. This new program is designed to support and encourage women to renew, re-imagine and re-launch their lives as they embark on a new beginning and help to set them on a new path toward independence.
As women look to restart their careers and take on a new journey, Worthy understands the need to learn new skills, gain new insights, and to be true to yourself. The Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship is created to help women further their educational studies and fulfill their career dreams after having been out of the professional workforce for some time. Perhaps she took time off to raise her children, or chose to embark on a career she no longer loves, the Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship will help re-direct women toward their dream careers.
"To have the ability to provide financial support to help women restart after life changing events and assist them as they find new opportunities is at the heart of what Worthy is all about," said Marketing & PR Director, Judy Herbst. "This is the start of a wonderful annual program and another great way Worthy is helping our customers."
The Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship 2016 offers multiple scholarships of up to $2,500 per recipient targeting women 30 and over pursuing a new career. Applicants must be enrolled at, or accepted to a Professional Studies Program at an accredited college or university in the United States for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria:
- Subject & Content Relevancy to new career
- Chosen a new career path
Submissions will be evaluated based on applicant essays, which require candidates to offer a meaningful and thoughtful response to a pre-determined essay question. For more information on Worthy's 2016-2017 Scholarship program, or to apply for the scholarship, please contact us at [email protected] or download the application here. Deadline for submissions is December 12, 2016.
Worthy is the trusted auction solution for consumer sellers, jewelry stores and industry buyers as the responsible market for selling and buying pre-owned diamonds. Creating a secure online marketplace, Worthy's unbiased selling platform provides the safest and quickest way to auction high-value items. The newly launched Worthy Jewelers Program offers retail stores a solution for the valuation and sale of diamonds at the local level, allowing consumers to sell or trade in with their preferred jewelry store using the Worthy auction. Worthy is headquartered in New York City with a research and development facility in Tel Aviv.