The commitment of four, six, or eight years to obtain an educational degree is not for everyone. Afterall, licenses have to be maintained and lives have to be saved. Students can pursue their passions and entrepreneurial opportunities while contributing to positive changes in their communities in the following areas:

  • Cosmetology License (Hair, Skin, & Nails)
  • Barber License
  • Massage Therapist
  • Business
  • Certifications
  • Writing and Teaching
  • Automotive Repair
  • Holistic Therapy
  • Instructor


National Coalition of Estheticians Associations

Audience: Applicants must be midway through an esthetician only training program, maintain at least 80% attendance, and 80% grade average

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Varies



Professional Beauty Association

Audience: Students currently enrolled in a cosmetology, esthetics, or barber program

Amount: One$1,500 and Two $500



NCA Sally Beauty Scholarship

Audience: Graduating high school senior or GED holder, who plans to enroll in cosmetology school

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November, each year