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Moroccanoil Cultivating Confidence Cosmetology Student Scholarship 

Every day, thousands of people walk in and strut out of salons feeling more confident. We believe that confidence is a force for good and we want to put it into action. We also believe education is a powerful pathway to help level the playing field for all, helping people to move boldly forward to where they want to go. The Moroccanoil Cultivating Confidence Scholarship intended to provide an educational opportunity for all qualified applicants to help offset the cost of tuition. 

Award Amount | # of Recipients 

$10,000 total awards | $5,000 x 2 Recipients (total) 2023

$15,000 total awards | $5,000 x 3 Recipients (total) 2024

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

Two (2) $5,000 for the Spring season, open March 1 – May 31, 2024.

One (1) $5,000 for the Fall season, open September 1 – November 1, 2024. 

Applicant Qualifications

  • Must be a currently enrolled (or a newly accepted student) in an accredited school/institution cosmetology program, leading to licensure in the U.S. 
  • 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 accredited school/institution cosmetology/esthetics program, leading to licensure in the U.S. 
  2. Application must include three (3) photos (BEFORE & AFTER) of your artistic work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities.
  3. 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):
  • Please describe a time when you tapped into your confidence in your life and the result.
  • As you advance in your studies and career how will you help to champion confidence in other men and women? 


Inspired by the Mediterranean, the Moroccanoil brand comes to life through our iconic turquoise packaging and signature fragrance, for an exotic experience that transports the senses. Our first product, the original Moroccanoil Treatment, pioneered oil-infused haircare and created the worldwide buzz on argan oil. At the heart of our brand is the stylist community that inspires us to create effective and easy-to-use products. And today, our goal remains unchanged: to continue pioneering innovation in beauty, while using our platform to make a difference, through our PETA Beauty Without Bunnies Certification as a cruelty-free brand, certifying that we never test our products on animals, as well as other efforts to give back.    

Moroccanoil hair and body products are available at fine salons and retailers, spas, and online in over 80 countries worldwide. Visit us at Moroccanoil.com. For daily inspiration, follow @Moroccanoil on TikTok and Instagram; subscribe to our beauty tutorials on YouTube, and find us on Facebook!

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