scholarships

Helping eligible students find financial assistance to meet the cost of education is important to us. This is why we have a dedicated team of Financial Aid representatives with years of experience to assist you.

Below are a number of scholarships opportunities that are available to students interested in training in Beauty and Wellness. Details regarding scholarship requirements and deadlines are outlined. If you have additional questions, please contact us.


SYDELL MILLER | TOTAL IMAGE ESTHETICS SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 5, 2018

Sydell Miller is a beauty industry visionary who believed beauty doesn’t stop at the hairline. She predicted that Skincare, Treatments, Color Cosmetics and Body Care would be key growth drivers in the Salon. This very special scholarship honors a beauty school student who shares Sydell’s love of Esthetics.

Scholarship: One (1) $15,000 scholarship to be used toward beauty school tuition.

Qualifications: This scholarship is open to new or current esthetic students who have not completed more than fifty percent (50%) of their coursework. Student must be attending or enrolled at an accredited cosmetology or esthetics school.

Requirements to Apply: Video Presentation from Applicant explaining why he or she decided to go into Esthetics and/or Make up and a style portfolio containing two (2) different before and after photos of an esthetic model and a make-up model. The focus is on creating a spa-like feeling with the esthetics treatment and showing originality and artistic execution with the make-up model. During the video, the applicant must answer the following question.

Question: Sydell Miller was known as a visionary in the beauty industry. Part of her vision was that beauty didn’t stop at the hairline and “Total Image Consulting” was introduced to the salons. The clients of the day were looking for more beauty services in skin care, body care and color cosmetics. Please describe how you used Total Image Consulting on one of your clients or friends. Also show us before and after shots and a description of their hair, skin and makeup benefited from your services.


ARNOLD MILLER | FIND-A-WAY COSMETOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 5, 2018

The Arnold M. Miller “Findaway” Scholarship: There was only one Arnie and there’s only one very special Cosmetology Student who exemplifies the “Find-a-way” Attitude and the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Matrix Co-Founder Arnold Miller. This unique Scholarship rewards that special student.

Scholarship: One (1) Full Beauty School tuition up to $25,000 per Year.

Qualifications: Open to current students who have completed more than fifty percent (50%) of their coursework. Student must be attending or enrolled at an accredited beauty school.

Requirements to Apply: Video Presentation from Applicant explaining how his or her “Find-a-way” attitude helped his or her career and a Style Portfolio consisting of photos of three (3) different hairstyles featuring long hair dressing, haircuts or creative colors. During the video, the applicant must answer the following question. The focus is on originality, creative expression and artistic execution.

Question: Arnie Miller was known for his entrepreneurial spirit and his “Find-a-way attitude.” He would always set lofty goals for himself and his business, and he always found a way to achieve his goal. Please describe how you used your “find-a-way attitude” to accomplish a goal in your life or career path.


ARNOLD MILLER | FASHION FORWARD COSMETOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 5, 2018

Fashion Forward Hairdressing Student Scholarships: Awarded to beauty school students who exemplify the term “fashion forward” in both their personal lives, as well as their artistry. Their special edgy style separates them from the rest of the class.

Scholarship: Four (4) scholarships awarded annually for one-half tuition, up to $10,000 each.

Qualifications: Open to new or current students who have not completed more than fifty percent (50%) of their coursework. Student must be attending or enrolled at an accredited beauty school.

Requirements to Apply: Video Presentation from Applicant showcasing his or her fashion forward attitude and a Photo Portfolio of three (3) different “fashion forward” hairstyles featuring long hair dressing, haircuts or creative colors. During the video, the applicant must answer the following question. The focus is on originality, creative expression and artistic execution.

Question: Sydell and Arnie Miller always believed in pushing the “envelope” in everything they did, especially in hair and fashion. The Miller’s always believed in fashion forward looks, but they also strive to do everything in good taste. Please describe how you “pushed the envelope” in your personal hair style, hair color and fashion wardrobe to fashion forward. Did you feel what you did was in good taste and would you change it if you could do it over? Also include before and after shots of a client or friend you made fashion forward.


BEAUTY CHANGES LIVES | AMAZING LASH STUDIO | ESTHETICS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Application Deadline: August 13, 2018

The Beauty Changes Lives | Amazing Lash Studio | Esthetics Education Scholarship Programprovides an opportunity for prospective and newer students enrolled in an Esthetics program to win a $2,250 scholarship towards their tuition.

Amazing Lash Studio was founded in 2010 by Edward and Jessica Le, with the vision to create excellence and affordability in the eyelash extension industry. The company is dedicated to raising the bar on long-lasting beauty and professionalism in the eyelash extension industry. Amazing Lash Studio is committed to helping Estheticians acquire new skills designed to broaden their client base and grow their business.

Award: 5 scholarships will be awarded at $2250.00 each to prospective and newer students.

Accepting applications from June 11, 2018 through August 13, 2018.


VIDAL SASSOON PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP – BASIC

Application Deadline: September 10, 2018

The Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Basic competition is designed for prospective and newer students.

Each competition awards ten winners with 50% of their program tuition costs covered at a qualifying cosmetology school (up to $10,000).

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship – Basic is accepting applications for Spring from February 13, 2018 through April 10. 2018 and for Fall from July 16, 2018 through September 10, 2018.

Be sure to “Like and Follow” the BCL Facebook page for the winners’ names to be announced!


VIDAL SASSOON PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP- ADVANCED

Application Deadline: September 17, 2018

Generously funded by Wella’s Hairdressers at Heart, the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Advanced honors the legacy of beauty legend Vidal Sassoon and pays homage to his belief in lifelong education. Each competition awards 10 licensed hairstylists with “Advanced” scholarships to attend a North American Sassoon Academy program, including travel and course fees up to $3,750. Competition rounds are held each Spring and Fall, and are designed for licensed professionals and educators.

Established in 2012, this competition provides financial assistance and professional exposure, while celebrating the passion of aspiring hairstylists. “Many Basic and Advanced winners have been featured in the pages of leading salon and beauty publications,” said Beauty Changes Lives Foundation President Lynelle Lynch. “This exposure elevates winners’ personal brands in front of employers and the entire industry.”

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship – Advanced is accepting applications for Spring February 5, 2018 through April 2, 2018 and for Fall July 23, 2018 through September 17, 2018.

Be sure to “Like and Follow” the BCL Facebook page for the winners’ names to be announced!


BCL|MUD MAKEUP SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Generously funded by Make-up Designory (MUD), the MUD Makeup Scholarship offers five $2,500.00 scholarships twice a year for a total of $25,000. Open to any student enrolled at an AACS member school who has an expressed interest in make-up and who is taking a MUD Make-up Course or standalone course as part of their licensed cosmetology or esthetics program, or as continuing education for licensed professionals.

Established in 2016, the MUD Makeup Scholarship is the first Beauty Changes Lives program focused on makeup artistry. Beauty Changes Lives President Lynelle Lynch said, “Beauty Changes Lives is committed to helping individuals pursue the many diverse career paths available in the professional beauty and wellness industry. The addition of a makeup scholarship complements the established scholarship programs that support cosmetology, nail, esthetics and massage therapy programs and allows the Foundation to offer a comprehensive suite of beauty and wellness scholarships.”

The BCL MUD Make-up Scholarship is accepting applications for Spring from February 19, 2018 through April 23, 2018 and for Fall August 6, 2018 through October 1, 2018. Scholarship terms and conditions are available.


CND | TIPPI HEDREN NAIL SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: October 18, 2018

This scholarship program is for prospective and newer students entering a nail program at a qualifying nail technology school. Competition rounds are open each Spring and Fall. Each round awards ten worthy winners with 100% of their program tuition costs funded (up to $5,000),helping them to join the ranks of this industry’s talented network of Nail Professionals.

The CND | Tippi Hendren Nail Scholarship Program is accepting applications for Spring from January 22, 2018 through March 26, 2018 and Fall from August 13, 2018 through October 8, 2018.

Be sure to “Like and Follow” the BCL Facebook page for the winners’ names to be announced!


BEAUTY CHANGES LIVES | COSMOPROF | LICENSED TO CREATE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR COSMETOLOGY STUDENTS

Application Deadline: November 5, 2018

The Beauty Changes Lives | CosmoProf | Licensed to Create Education Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for prospective and newer students enrolled in a cosmetology program to win $5000 to help offset the cost of tuition.

CosmoProf is a full-service distributor offering exclusive salon products and equipment to licensed professionals in the salon and spa industry. Licensed to Create means something different to every stylist and encourages the freedom to explore your authentic voice as an artist. The Licensed to Create initiative is uniting industry professionals who are dedicated to supporting the success of stylists everywhere.

Accepting applications for Spring from March 12, 2018 through May 7, 2018 and Fall from September 3, 2018 through November 5, 2018.

Financial Aid and Scholarships available for those who qualify. For graduation rates and other important consumer information, please view student consumer information page.

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