Scholarships in Cosmetology

Huffstutter Family Stylist Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Oregon or Washington attending a school in Oregon for barbering, beauty, cosmetology, or hairdressing. FAFSA required.


Beauty Schools Marketing Group $2,500 Cosmetology Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be planning to attend school in one of the following programs as a full-time student: barbering, beauty, cosmetology, cosmetology teacher training, electrolysis/electrology/laser hair removal, esthetics/skin care, hair design/hairstyling, makeup artist, nail technology, permanent makeup artist, hair braiding/natural hairstyling, or salon management.


Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a cosmetology student. An essay on the following question is required: Share what Vidal Sassoon's legacy of creativity, craftsmanship, professional drive and love of learning means to you. Also include how you see yourself changing lives through beauty as he did.


PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited cosmetology program in the U.S and completed at least one semester. Minimum 3.0 GPA, letter of recommendation, and one page essay required on this topic: Why are you pursuing a cosmetology degree and how will you use this degree to better the lives of others?


Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be currently applying or actively enrolled in Cosmetology/Barber school. Essay and two letters of recommendation required.


Cosmetology Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 6

Applicant must be a United States resident who has applied to or is enrolled as a full-time beautician/cosmetology student. Essay detailing applicant's most meaningful achievement and how it relates to a future as a hairstylist is required.


Alice Madden Barton Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 30; December 31

Applicant must be a current student who is interested in cosmetology or barbering as a career.


$1,000 Cameo College of Essential Beauty Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 29

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college/university. Required to write a 500 to 800 word post on a website, blog, or online forum on this topic: "How technology is revolutionizing the beauty industry, and how artistic skills need to be merged with technical skills to be a successful professional."


Cosmetology School Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a current student who will be pursuing a career in the hairdressing industry.


Cosmetology Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 1

Applicants must be legal residents United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Students should be currently enrolled (or have been accepted to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (e.g. trade school, college or university) studying cosmetology. Applicants must submit a brief video of your best looks, skills or beauty tips.



Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicants must be women enrolled at in accredited post-secondary institution. Students must be in a minimum two-year business or technical beauty-related program. Applicants must be residents or or hold valid student Visas from one of the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom or Australia.