Scholarships

Beauty School & Cosmetology Scholarships

Scholarships are important because they help cover tuition costs that are not covered by FAFSA and helps keep your loan payments to a minimum. That’s why Innovate annually offers $50K in scholarships and the most comprehensive list of scholarships for beauty school in New Jersey.

Opportunity awaits you and we can help you get organized and qualify for these incredible scholarships, you just have to ask how!

Innovate Salon Academy Scholarship $50k Available

Innovate Salon Academy is pleased to announce up to $50,000 Academy scholarships that may be awarded Annually to students in the Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, and Educator Training programs. Please see Admissions office for more information.

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MUD Makeup Scholarship $2500

Offers five $2,500.00 scholarships twice a year for a total of $25,000. The MUD scholarship is open to any student attending an AACS member school who is enrolled in any program that offers a MUD makeup course.

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. The MUD scholarship is open to any student attending an AACS member school who is enrolled in any program that offers a MUD makeup course.
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.”

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Beauty Changes Lives CosmoProf Education Scholarship

An opportunity for prospective and newer students enrolled in a cosmetology program to win $5000 to help offset the cost of tuition. 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.

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Beauty Changes Lives Esthetic’s Amazing Lash Studio Scholarship | $2,250

The Beauty Changes Lives | Amazing Lash Studio | Esthetics Education Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for prospective and newer students enrolled in any Esthetics program at an accredited school 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.

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Great Clips Offers $100,000+ In Scholarships

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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Innovate Cosmetolgy Educator Scholarship -100% Tuition Paid

Innovate Salon Academy is very proud to announce the Educator Scholarship, offering 100% of tuition paid. Being in the beauty industry for over 30 years Innovate’s owners know the best educators are the ones we cultivate. Our goal is to train Licensed Cosmetologists to become incredible educators.

Please speak with our Admissions team for more details about becoming part of our dynamic team.

Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation - Barber or Cosmetology Student Scholarship

The Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation was founded to honor a successful Paul Mitchell School graduate whose struggle against mental illness ended tragically in suicide. The foundation helps cosmetology students, graduates, their families, and cosmetology-related enterprises. Funds have provided educational opportunities, hurricane relief, and support in the fights against breast cancer, domestic violence, and other destroyers of self-esteem.

The grant will allow Beauty Changes Lives the opportunity to offer scholarships to students in nearly every aspect of the beauty industry, including barber, cosmetology, esthetics, and/or nail licensure programs.

Scholarship: Two (2) scholarships will be awarded to barber or cosmetology students and can be applied toward program tuition costs up to $3,750 each.

Requirements: open to new and current students attending an accredited barber or cosmetology program in the United States. Eligible students must complete their program after July 31, 2019 in-order to qualify for the spring scholarship and after January 31, 2020 for the fall scholarship.

Supplemental Questions: Upload a 3-minute video answering the question “Why is beauty your passion and how will a career in beauty fulfill your purpose?”

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Applications accepted March 1, 2019 – April 30, 2019 AND August 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Scholarships

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Hairdressing

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. Applications accepted December 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019 AND May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.

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Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircutting

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. Applications accepted December 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019 AND May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.

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Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircoloring

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. Applications accepted December 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019 AND May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.

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Arnold Miller | Find-a-Way

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. Applications accepted December 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019 AND May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.

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Ratner Passion & Purpose

Open to students attending any cosmetology school. Applications accepted March 1, 2019 – April 30, 2019 and August 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019.

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Make-up Designory

Open to any student who is enrolled in any program that offers a MUD makeup course. Applications accepted March 1, 2019 – April 30, 2019 AND August 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019.

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European Wax Center Don’t Hesitate

Open to any student in an accredited esthetician or beauty related licensed program in the continental United States or Hawaii; must have completed at least 50% of required courses in designated program.

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Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation Barbering or Cosmetology Scholarship

Open to new and current students attending an accredited barber or cosmetology program in the United States. Eligible students must complete their program after July 31, 2019 in-order to qualify for the spring scholarship and after January 31, 2020 to qualify for the fall scholarship. Applications accepted March 1, 2019 – April 30, 2019 and August 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019.

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CosmoProf – Licensed to Create

Open to new and current students less than 50% of the way through their program. This scholarship provides an opportunity for prospective and newer students enrolled in a cosmetology program to win $5000 to help offset the cost of tuition. Applications accepted March 1, 2019 – April 30, 2019 and August 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019.

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2020 High School and Early Decision Scholarship | $1000-$1500

The 2020 High School and Early Decision Scholarship is $1000-$1500 and is awarded to High school students graduating in the class of 2020.

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