Scholarships

Helping eligible students find financial assistance to help 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 scholarship 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.

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Love What You Do Scholarship

Love What You Do Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

The Love What You Do Scholarship is a $2,000 tuition scholarship awarded by Sunstate Academy to 2019 high school seniors who enroll in the cosmetology program.

The scholarship is paid in the following increments when the eligibility requirements are met:
Hour 1- $750
Hour 450- $750
Hour 900- $500

To retain the scholarship students must meet the following conditions:

  • Students must start in the Cosmetology program for which they received the award.
  • Students who transfer to another Sunstate location to complete the same program will not forfeit the scholarship, but will also have the amount disbursed for each term adjusted.
  • Students must maintain continuous enrollment to remain eligible. No interruptions in study are permitted, i.e. Leave of Absence or withdraw.
  • Students must maintain 90% attendance and an 80% GPA to remain eligible for the scholarship.
  • Students must begin school prior to October 1, 2019 to be eligible.

*For additional information and to apply for this scholarship, please call 888-990-4211*

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SYDELL & ARNOLD MILLER FAMILY | ART OF HAIRCUTTING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: July 31, 2019

The “Art of Haircutting” is one of three new artistic scholarships offered in 2019. This scholarship is for students that love hair cutting. Show our judges your 3 favorite haircuts for a chance to win this exciting scholarship category.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $5,000.

Qualifications: This Scholarship is open to new and current students. Students must provide proof of acceptance and/or proof of attendance at an accredited beauty school. Students must complete their program after April 30, 2019 in-order to qualify for the winter scholarship and after November 30, 2019 in order to qualify for the summer scholarship.

Requirements to Apply: Submit a 3-5 minute video. Video must show:

Show 3 different images of student’s haircuts done on models, family, friends or mannequins. Judging is based on creativity and artistic skills.
Include student’s description of their creative vision for haircutting and why they love cutting hair.

Application dates: December 1 – February 10 / May 1 – July 31

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The Great Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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. The sign up period for the 2019 – 2020 Great Scholarship Event will begin later this summer. Click the button below to join The Stylisthood to ensure you are emailed updates!

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The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation

Application Deadline: June 1, 2019

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.

To be considered, applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program.

If you graduate from Cosmetology or Barber School between the dates of: January 1st through August 31st of the current award year, you are NOT eligible. Esthetician or Nail training students are NOT eligible.

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Keller Cosmetology Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

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.

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Minerva Beauty Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

Minerva Beauty, a leading provider of salon equipment to the cosmetology industry, is proud to sponsor the Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship for the year 2018. A total of ten winning applicants will be chosen, each applicant receiving a scholarship of $1,000. In addition, all winners will receive a one (1)-Year Student Membership with the Professional Beauty Association.

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