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Circadia® The Sage Michaela Lucas “Timing is Everything” Esthetics Student Scholarship
The Sage Michaela Lucas “Timing is Everything” scholarship is generously funded by Circadia®, a pioneer in the science of chronobiology and skincare. Circadia® is again generously donating a total of $50,000 in Esthetics Scholarships for the Spring and Fall Season for the next two years. The Sage Michaela Lucas “Timing is Everything” award celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and affirmation. 

The scholarship is open to esthetics students enrolled in an accredited program and who identify as black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC). The scholarship grant targets esthetic students pursuing a career in aesthetics, skincare formulation and/or cosmetic chemistry.  

Award Amount | # of Recipients
$10,000 Total for Fall 2023

Two (2) $5,000 for the Fall season from September 1 - November 1, 2023.

Each awardee will receive the following: 

  • Mentorship program that includes a one-hour call each month to discuss business proposals, financial overview, skincare products and services etc.
  • Invitation and all-expense paid trip to attend Circadia’s Annual Gala the year recipient receives scholarship, and a lifetime invitation for future Gala events.

 Applicant Qualifications

  • The applicants must identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color)
  • Must be a currently enrolled (or a newly accepted student) in a in an esthetics program that leads to licensure in the U.S. or Canada.
  • The applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the start date of the program at the accredited school/institution. 

Application Requirements

  1. Complete online application and submit proof of enrollment from an esthetics program by uploading your: progress report, or official acceptance letter from an accredited school/institution. 
  2. Submit a 3-minute maximum, YouTube video with a public link answering the following questions (if the video exceeds the 3-minute requirement the application will be declined): 
  • If you were to win this scholarship, how do you plan to “pay it forward” once they have entered the industry to inspire the next generation of BIPOC hopefuls who have similar goals?
  • Name a person in the beauty industry that you know personally or follow-on social media that motivates you or positively impacts you to stay committed to your dreams despite obstacles. Explain what is it about their story that gives you the most hope in your own career?
  • Describe challenges you have overcome or life changing situations that turned to valuable lessons. What did you learn about yourself and how did you grow from these situations?

 Meet the Mentors

Jewellee Williams has years of experience in the esthetics industry, from the front of the office to the treatment room, have taught her many lessons that have led to a very successful career. It is her passion to help guide other estheticians to walk in their purpose and be the best service provider or business owner they can be. Sometimes you just need a helping hand or a guiding light to make all of your dreams come true, and Jewellee wishes to be that for you. Whether you are a solo esthetician, an aspiring business owner, or a student looking for employment, Jewellee has the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your greatest potential. Like the saying goes “teamwork makes the dream work”! Jewellee will be your partner and confidant. Through building community with like-minded estheticians or one on one coaching, there is a relationship that fits your needs and skill level.


Davianne Beepot is a National Business Development Manager & Diamond Educator for Circadia Skincare. She is also the mentor of the Sage Michaela Lucas “Timing is Everything” scholarship. Davianne is a licensed paramedical esthetician, business coach, and consultant passionate about making an impact through skincare. She has educated for various companies including the Aveda Institute of Esthetics and owns Skin Revision by Davianne, a skincare treatment and training center where her signature services can be found in Jacksonville, FL.
As a widowed mother of three young boys, Davianne knows firsthand the true importance of having a successful business and career. Davianne now pays it forward by helping individuals and companies grow and expand by rising above their limitations.

She supports her mentees on everything from sales stratification, brand awareness, personal branding, employee training, business model creation, website development, online retailing, social media influencing, affiliate marketing & sales, email marketing, blogging, and more. Estheticians and entrepreneurs can expect to be provided with full support to master the areas needed to become successful within their businesses and/or careers.


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