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Cosmetology is much more than just "beauty school," it includes comprehensive training that can lead to a career in a rising field such as esthetician, hairstylist, massage therapist, makeup artist, nail technician, and more! If you have a passion for making people look and feel beautiful, then a career in cosmetology may be right for you. Before you start looking at the price tag of schools or start thinking that you may need to become a beauty school dropout, check out these cosmetology scholarships that can help you pay for tuition. There may be even more awards waiting for you based on your academic success, volunteer services, hobbies, and more. Create a Unigo profile for your list of personalized awards.

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2018

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Karmin Cosmetology School Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who are pursuing career training in hairdressing or cosmetology.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Cal Grant C

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of California pursuing a technical education at an eligible college or university in the state of California. Students must be enrolled in a vocational training program lasting from four to twenty-four months and must meet certain family income and asset requirements as set by the state of California.

Total: $3009 Awards:  7700
Deadline:  March 2
2019

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a Missouri college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less.

Total: $4600 Awards:  49553
Deadline:  April 01

Washington American Indian Endowed Scholarship

This award is available to Washington undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Washington. The student must have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian community in Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 01

Oregon Barber and Hairdresser Grant Program

This grant is available to Oregon residents who are currently attending or planning to attend a licensed school of barbering, hair design, cosmetology, or manicure in Oregon. The student must enroll full time and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  February 01

Alabama Student Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program and must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  March 01

APWU Vocational Scholarship Program

U.S. citizens who are high school seniors planning to pursue a postsecondary occupational education (vocational/technical) program are eligible for this award. Students must be the child or grandchild, including stepchild or legally adopted child, of an active member, Retirees Department member, or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have completed at least one semester or graded cycle at an accredited U.S. cosmetology school. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 (or 80 percent) or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship

The Minerva Beauty Cosmotology Scholarship is available to current cosmotology students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who plan to study or are currently studying cosmetology. Students must be enrolled by August of the award year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 01