Admission & Enrollment Requirements for All Programs
Title IV- Federal Student Aid and Non-Title IV Federal Student Aid
Enrollment packet download here:enrollmentapplication
Applicants for all programs must be a High School graduate or have the equivalency (G.E.D/H.S.E.D.). Proof of education is required BEFORE acceptance to the Academy and completing the Registration/Program Acceptance Form. Proof of graduation includes a high school diploma, high school transcripts or official transcripts, a G.E.D and/or transcripts or official transcripts. Applicants must be eighteen years of age or have contractual permission from his/her parents or legal guardian. Additionally, must be a citizen or national of the United States, or a qualified alien or nonimmigrant lawfully present in the United States. Furthermore, any high school diploma, GED, or transcripts that the Academy determines to be questionable or from a * “Diploma Mill”, will be subject to the Academy’s policy on determining the validity of diploma, GED, and/or transcripts. The Admissions Director and School Director will make the final decision after taking into account the results of the validation search. Should they find the diploma to be invalid, then the student cannot attend until valid proof of education is obtained.
To be considered for admission you will need to submit/complete the following:
Proof of Education:
Complete Admission Application Packet:
Keep in mind that the Academy’s goal is to accept your enrollment, but it is not guaranteed. The Director of Admissions will notify you of your admission status 14 business days after the Pre-Enrollment Admissions Packet deadline. If you are denied admission you can re-apply one time within 30 days, and every 90 days thereafter. If you are denied enrollment more than 3 times in a 12 month period you may not reapply for another 12 months .(Please see section in this Catalog/Handbook of Re-enrollment)
Prior to Acceptance
All applicants are required to have an Academy visit and personal interview with an Academy representative. The interview provides an opportunity for the Academy to help you choose a program that best fits your career goal, motivation and individual creativity. Students who are accepted for training must complete a Registration/ Program Acceptance Form accompanied by the $100 registration fee. Applicants that previous-attended an accredited cosmetology training school or previous students of this Academy must comply with all admission and enrollment requirements and will be subject to the Student Transfer and/or Re-Entry section of this Student Catalog and Handbook.
All required documentation, admission application packet materials and activities must be completed and submitted by the determined deadline (see admissions office for deadline clarification). Failure to complete and submit all of the information required will result in denial of admittance. The admissions procedure is the same for any applicant and all programs.
Instructor Training Program Enrollment Requirements
Enrollment requirement complies with the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. This program provides training to licensed Cosmetology Practitioner’s, Barber’s, Manicurists, or Aesthetician’s interested in obtaining a State of Wisconsin Instructor License. Applicants must follow all Admission and Enrollment Requirements.
Documentation required for enrollment:
Scholarships are a great way to supplement educational costs. There are many scholarships available for students pursuing a license in the field of cosmetology. Below is a list of some of the available scholarships. Please follow the link for complete information on the scholarship, or contact our Admissions Department. In addition, students can find scholarships that are available from their local community organizations and their local high school guidance office. All awarded scholarships a student receives from other organizations, will be applied to the student’s account as required by that awarded scholarships criteria.
The Academy may periodically grant a scholarship or fee waiver to a student, may be based on merit or need. The decision is made by two or more faculty members. All decisions are final and may not be appealed.
AASC – www.beautyschools.org Education Rocks-www.kathyjager.com
Sport Clips Scholarship – $1,000 Scholarships / www.sportsclips.com OPI Scholarships – www.opi.com Joe Frances Haircare – www.joefrancis.com
Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship – $1,250 Scholarships www.nictesting.org Great Clips – www.greatclips.com
Professional Beauty Association | National Cosmetology Association | Sally Beauty Supply – Seven – $1000 Scholarships-www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com
Panache Academy of Beauty is committed to ensure its students gain the most from their education. Our instructors and administrative staff are available during the course of the program to help with any personal and/or academic/attendance matters.
Advanced Educational Events: The Academy hosts career fairs and advanced education events. These events offer a wide range of presentations from guest artists, salon owners and managers, and manufacturer’s representatives. This allows students to communicate with individuals working in the industry and ask questions related to occupational requirements. Students are also encouraged to do salon/spa visiting so they experience day-to-day operations, and are also counseled to attend trade/hair shows throughout the year.
Career Services: The Academy provides employment placement assistance by supplying and posting current positions available for students nearing graduation from the program, and for those who have already graduated and are looking for a new position. Resume and job seeking/interviewing skills are part of the student’s curriculum. Spa/Salon visits are encouraged giving students opportunities to experience employer expectations and arrange possible interviews. Spa/Salon owners participate in Academy events and career fairs supply the student further opportunities to schedule interviews and learn more about the spa/salon establishment.
Panache Academy of Beauty is committed to assisting students in every way possible to secure employment, however, Panache Academy of Beauty cannot guarantee employment placement.
Housing: Excellent housing opportunities are available in the Sauk County and surrounding areas. We will gladly assist in locating suitable housing, as needed. Contact Admissions or the Student Resource Center for assistance. The Academy does not have on campus housing.
Student Resource Center: A resource center is provided for student/graduate use. There are materials for self-help, financial, job postings, housing and resume writing assistance. In Addition, a list of Spa/Salon contacts are available for your review. A comprehensive library of references, periodicals, books, tests, and audio/video tapes are available to support the course of study and supplement student training. Students should utilize the opportunity to review these extensive materials.
Graduate Benefits: Graduates may attend any workshops, clinics, and/or guest artisan presentations at Panache Academy of Beauty at no charge, unless required. Graduates will have access to our Student Resource Center and may contact the Academy for any additional assistance they may need.