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Scholarships

Cinta Aveda Institute knows affordability can be a concern; we put every beauty industry scholarship at the fingertips of our students. While students are highly encouraged to do research on other scholarship opportunities, public & private, Cinta Aveda Institute has compiled a list of scholarships that are specifically for the Cosmetology/Barbering/Esthiology education field to assist our students’ with their education costs.

Cosmetology & Barbering Scholarships

  • Beauty Schools Directory

    • $2,500
    • 4
    • Essay
    • Prospective Students
    • Quarterly
  • Beauty Changes Lives

    • Varies
    • Video or Inspiration Board or Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
    • Quarterly
    • There are many contests with multiple sponsors.
  • Joe Francis Haircare

    • $1,200
    • Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
    • June 1st
  • PBA Alan Dunn Scholarship

    • $500
    • Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
    • June 30th
  • PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship

    • $1,000
    • Essay, Attendance, and Grades
    • Current Students
    • May 31th
  • PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship

    • $1,000
    • Essay
    • Must be PBA member.
  • Alice Madden Barton

    • Varies
    • Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
  • AACS ACE Scholarship

    • $500
    • Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
  • Keller Cosmetology Scholarship

    • $1,000
    • Video
    • Prospective and Current Students
    • June 30th
  • Buy-Rite Beauty Annual Scholarship

    • $1,000
    • Video
    • Prospective Students
  • Rosy Rewards Scholarship

    • $500 – $1,500
    • Essay
    • Current Students
    • May 15th
  • Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship

    • $1,250
    • Essay
    • Currently Enrolled Students in Cosmetology or Barbering.
    • May 31th

Esthiology Scholarships

  • Beauty Schools Directory

    • $2,500
    • 4
    • Essay
    • Prospective Students
    • Quarterly
  • Beauty Changes Lives

    • Varies
    • Video or Inspiration Board or Essay
    • Prospective and Current Students
    • Quarterly
    • There are many contests with multiple sponsors.
  • International Spa Association

    • $1,000
    • 8
    • Video, 3–5 min.
    • New or Current Esthiology or CIDESCO Student.
    • April 30th (Spring); October 15th (Fall)
    • Four available in each of Spring and Fall.
  • Rosy Rewards Scholarship

    • $500 – $1,500
    • Essay
    • Current Students
    • May 15th

Make-up Scholarships

  • MUD Partner School Scholarship

    • $2,500
    • 5
    • Inspiration Board with 200 word Essay or 3 min. public YouTube video
    • New or Current Cosmetology or Esthiology Student Attending a MUD Partner School.
    • April 30th (Spring); October 15th (Fall)

Beauty Changes Lives Foundation

Past and present Cinta Aveda Institute students have found much success receiving scholarships from the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to changing the perception of beauty while awarding beauty and wellness scholarships to attend school.

For tips towards submitting a powerful application for the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation scholarship, please contact the Cinta Aveda Institute Admissions Office by #EMAIL_ADMISSIONS_LINK# or call or text (415) 496-4787.

  • Cosmetology and Barbering scholarships up to $10,000
  • Nail scholarships up to $5,000
  • Massage scholarships up to $1,500
  • Esthetics scholarships up to $2,250

FastWeb Scholarship Search

Applicants/Students can create a profile based on Age, Year in school, Educational goal to receive scholarship opportunities. Awards and requirements will vary.

Other Industry Scholarships

If you’d like to request a list of other industry scholarships available to Cinta Aveda Institute students and prospects, please #EMAIL_ADMISSIONS_LINK#, call or text (415) 496-4787, and let us know when we get back to you.