The Howard Rubin Educational Foundation (HREF) Scholarship

The Howard Rubin Educational Foundation (HREF) was formed to advance education related to gem and jewelry personal property appraising and to assist individuals through scholarship for educational development to improve their capabilities by attending courses, classes, workshops and conferences.

Scholarship Details

Eligibility Requirements





Course, Class, Workshop or Conference Information
Background Information
5. Essay of Intent
Please submit a 300-500 word essay of intent. Please answer the following questions:
  • Why are you applying for our scholarship?
  • How will the course, class, workshop or conference you have selected benefit you?
  • What previous scholarships have you received, if any?
  • What are your immediate and long-term goals and objectives pertaining to the field of personal property appraising?
  • What would you like us to know that will set you apart from the other applicants?