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Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships



Established by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) is supported by a coalition of beauty professionals including educators, product manufacturers, celebrities and industry icons.


Since 2013, Beauty Changes Lives has given away more than $5 million dollars in over 300 scholarships to prospective and newer students attending cosmetology, esthetics, nail, massage, makeup and advanced courses.





Sport Clips Ace Scholarship



To help cosmetology students reach their career goals, Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s leading men’s and boys’ hair care provider, awards up to 20 scholarships each year.  To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must meet both academic and essay requirements established by Sport Clips.  Each recipient is presented a $1,000 scholarship to help with educational expenses.





The Great Scholarship Program in memory of

Alice Madden Barton



Who says you can’t soar with shears?  At Great Clips, we encourage you to show the world what you’re all about.  To make it easier, Great Clips provides over $100,000 in scholarships and professional tools to cosmetology students each year!  The scholarship award and professional tools are valued between $250 - $1,500.





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$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 for Scholarship: January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 each year.





Keller Cosmetology Scholarship



Keller International Salon & Barber Equipment 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!


Keller International uses the word "cosmetology" in an all-encompassing way, so anyone who is interested in pursuing the art of beautifying the face, hair, nails, or skin are welcome to submit an application.





Jeanette Rankin Fund For Women



Each year, Jeannette Rankin Fund awards scholarships to low-income women, ages 35 and older, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents pursuing an undergraduate education at an accredited college or university in the United States.






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