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Classic Diamond House $1,000 Annual Scholarship

book-1247715_640Classic Diamond House loves supporting education with a $1,000 annual scholarship essay contest.

Students were asked to research and describe how diamonds became a part of popular culture, while indicating what a diamond symbolizes. A few members of our team select the best essay and the winner is awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the college or university of their choice.

Annual Deadline and Winner Announcement

The deadline for scholarship entries is December 31st of each year. The winner will then be announced on the Facebook page.  Be sure to like our page and make sure you check it in January to find out who the next winner will be!

Essay submissions will be reviewed by a pre-chosen panel of experienced gemologists and jewelry designers from

The scholarship will be paid by check with winner’s name sent to the college or university attended by the winner.

College and University Scholarship Essay Requirements

round-cut-diamondBefore the deadline of December 31st, write an original essay of eight hundred to a thousand words about diamonds. Include how they are part of popular culture, as well as their symbolism throughout history. Please provide reputable sources and double-check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Only one essay per student is allowed and plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any instance of plagiarism will automatically disqualify your entry. If including any data or outside information, please correctly cite your source.

In addition to your essay, please also include a letter of recommendation, current high school or college transcript, and current photo of yourself. The photo may be included on our website and on Facebook when we announce the winner. There is no entry fee.

All entries submitted become the property of We reserve the right to consolidate any submissions. Essays may be placed on the website.

Essay Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for this $1,000 essay contest, you must currently be a high school senior, planning to attend a higher education school in the next semester, or you are already an enrolled and attending student at a college or university.

How to Submit Your Entry

Classic Diamond House $1,000 Annual ScholarshipEmail your essay in Word or plain text format to

Be sure to attach your photo, recommendation letter, and transcript as mentioned above. Along with this and your essay, in the body of the email, include your name, phone, email, and postal address. Also include the name of your college or university and their address.

Remember. If we don’t receive all required pieces of entry, then your submission could be disqualified.

Our $1,000 College Scholarship Winner

No scholarship was offered in 2015 – 2017 due to insufficient applications.

Rachel Redmond – 2014 Winner

Rachel received a $1,000 scholarship to Oakland University.

Josh Ann – 2018 Winner

Josh received a $1,000 scholarship to NY University.

We offer a $1,000 scholarship annually to the student who writes the most compelling essay related to diamonds.

For questions, please email