The beauty industry wants you!
American Asssociation of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) partners with industry sponsors to offer scholarships and grants to deserving cosmetology students.
More information and applications will be available on additional scholarships soon so check back often.
Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships
The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation offers scholarships and celeb mentorships throughout the year. Opportunities are available for prospective & current students, as well as licensed cosmetologists.
For more information, visit www.beautychangeslives.org/scholarships.
ACE Grants are designed to help you begin your career in cosmetology. ACE Grants are the first ever industry-wide effort to encourage highly motivated and qualified individuals to join the world of cosmetology.
Sport Clips & American Crew ACE Scholarship Program
Through the ACE (Access to Cosmetology Education) Scholarship Program, up to 15 Cosmetology Students who are enrolled at an AACS member school, will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship provided by Sport Clips/American Crew. Deadline: July 17, 2015.
OPI & AACS ACE Scholarship Application 2016
As part of OPI’s ongoing scholarship program, 9 students annually who are attending AACS member schools will each be awarded a $500.00 scholarship from OPI. Students must be enrolled, or in the process of enrolling, in a cosmetology related program at an AACS member school to qualify. Winners will be selected based on an essay and one industry recommendation.
For the application, click here.
The Great Scholarship Program in memory of Alice Madden Barton
Scholarships are available for current cosmetology school students and those interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology or barbering. These GREAT scholarships can be used at any cosmetology or barbering school in the US and Canada. In 2015, Great Clips awarded $100,000 in scholarships. The 2016 Great Scholarship Program will be announced soon.
For more information go to http://jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools
Beauty Schools Directory $2,500 Cosmetology Scholarship
Future students of the beauty disciplines – including cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others – can apply for these $2,500 scholarships for cosmetology school. This beauty school scholarship is awarded four times per year, and may be used at most schools nationwide. The scholarship recipient is selected from the pool of individuals who submit their scholarship applications before the deadline each quarter, and meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the rules. Deadlines: January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 each year.
For more information go to www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com.
The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation
The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation was established in 1994 by his wife of 39 years, Flo Francis, and the many people whom Joe Francis advised and mentored to their own success in the industry. The mission of the foundation is to help deserving students receive financial assistance for the professional training necessary to build successful, long-term careers in the cosmetology industry. Applications are accepted January 1st through June 1st each year.
For more information go to www.joefrancis.com
Keller Cosmetology Scholarship
Keller International now offers a unique cosmetology scholarship opportunity for one student each year as a way to alleviate some of the financial burden they accrue during their educational journey. The winner of this contest will be rewarded $1000.00 towards their tuition fees!* This scholarship is open to cosmetology and barber students.
For more information click here.