The Horological Society of New York Introduces The Henry Fried Scholarship For Watchmaking

The Horological Society of New York Introduces The Henry Fried Scholarship For Watchmaking

Most watchmaking schools in this nation are free. Educational cost is covered by a supporting brand, and normally the solitary school cost that the actual understudies cover are their devices. These schools are full-time long term programs, which means paying for everyday costs can be troublesome. This is the place where the Henry Fried Scholarship comes in; HSNY needs to help American watchmaking understudies prevail in each way.

Henry Fried educating understudies on escapement mechanics. Photograph civility of the Brooklyn Public Library. (Photograph: Brooklyn Collection)

Henry Fried (1907-1996) was leader of HSNY, leader of the New York State Watchmakers Association, and VP of the Horological Institute of America (a forerunner to the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute .) A productive writer, Fried composed 14 books on watchmaking that keep on being popular. He was the primary American to get the Silver Medal of the British Horological Institute , and the New York Times depicted him as “the senior member of American watchmakers.” In short, Fried exemplified each worth HSNY seeks after today.

Any understudy who has been acknowledged to or is at present learning at a full-time watchmaking school in the USA is qualified for the Henry Fried Scholarship. The grant is $5,000, and will be granted each April at HSNY’s Annual Gala. To apply, understudies ought to compose a letter to HSNY that incorporates a concise memoir and clarification of their inspiration for examining watchmaking. The application cutoff time is March 1 of consistently. For more data, visit HSNY’s site .

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