Welcome to the Beauty Changes Lives Scholarship Application Portal!

If you haven't started an application follow these steps:

  1. To begin your application click on the application below you're looking to start and are eligible for, and click "apply now", or blue arrow ">" if you're on a mobile device. 
  2. You can click "Save Draft" on your application if you'd like to revisit or complete at a later date. 
  3. If you are not eligible for an application you started you'll receive a message informing you, "sorry you are not eligible".  

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  2. For more information, see this help article on submission statuses
  3. If you’ve lost or forgotten your password, follow the instructions here.  

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find a way 



Arnie Miller had a Find-A-Way Attitude in business and his life. Whatever the challenge, he always found a way to make it happen! “Can’t do” wasn’t in his vocabulary. If you have a “Find-A-Way Attitude” in your life and career, this is the scholarship for you.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $15,000

Qualifications: This Scholarship is open to new and current students in a cosmetology program. Students must provide proof of acceptance and/or proof of attendance at an accredited beauty school. Students must be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities. Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:


• (A.) Describe a life experience where you have exhibited a “Find – A – Way – Attitude”. Tell us about a time that you had to think outside of the box to solve a problem or achieve a goal.


• (B.) Include a description of your creative vision for the photos of your work


• (C.) Include a description of what a “Find-A-Way Attitude” helped advance their cosmetology career.



 


Total image 

 

Sydell was the first beauty industry executive to believe “beauty didn’t stop at the hairline.” Her Total Image Consulting Program was the Salon Owner’s guide to success in professional esthetics. If you believe in “Total Image” beauty and love skincare and cosmetics this is the scholarship category for you. Learn about Sydell’s career highlights here.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $7,500

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 be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for this scholarship.

Requirements: Application must include two (2) before-and-after photos of an esthetics treatment, and a make-up application, and a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:

• (A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
• (B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why esthetics is your passion.
• (C.) Tell us about the moment when you were absolutely certain that a career in esthetics was your calling. What challenges did you overcome to get here.



 


cutting 

 

The “Art of Haircutting” scholarship is for students that love hair cutting, the true architecture aspect of cosmetology. 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 be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements to Apply: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic hair cutting work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities
Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:
(A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
(B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why haircutting is your passion.
(C.) What are the top 3 reasons you’ve decided to pursue a career in beauty?  



 


dressing 

  

Do you love the art of dressing hair? The “Art of Hairdressing” is one of three new artistic scholarships offered in 2020. If you enjoy bridal, prom styling or special occasion hair, show our judges your favorite 3 looks for an opportunity to win this scholarship.

Scholarship: One (1) Partial Tuition Scholarship, $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 be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements to: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic hairdressing work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities

Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:
• (A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
• (B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why hairdressing is your passion.
• (C.) What are the top 3 reasons you’ve decided to pursue a career in beauty?

 


color 

  

Haircoloring is one of the most creative and exciting services salons offer. It’s also a great way to express your creative vision and artistic skills. This scholarship is for students that love hair coloring. Show our judges your 3 favorite hair coloring techniques for a chance to win this scholarship category.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, $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 be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic hair coloring work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities. Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:

  • (A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
    (B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why haircoloring is your passion.
    (C.) What are the top 3 reasons you’ve decided to pursue a career in beauty?


     
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