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.
AASC – www.beautyschools.org
Fashion Rage – $500 Scholarships www.baraboofashionrage.com
Sport Clips Scholarship – $1,000 Scholarships www.sportsclips.com
OPI Scholarships – $500 Scholarships www.opi.com
Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship– $1,250 Scholarships www.nictesting.org
Professional Beauty Association | National Cosmetology Association | Sally Beauty Supply – Seven – $1000 Scholarships http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/
Great Clips http://www.greatclips.com/stylists/scholarship-program
Education Rocks www.kathyjager.com
The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship www.joefrancis.com
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.
Cengage Learning : http://www.cengage.com/us/
Other helpful sites & resources:
The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc www.naccas.org
- NACCAS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national agency for the institutional accreditation of postsecondary schools and departments of cosmetology arts and sciences, including specialized schools. Accreditation means that a school has met national standards of educational performance that have been established by an impartial nongovernmental agency. Accreditation of schools has been the most authoritative and reliable index of a school’s concern for integrity toward its students and quality education.
State of Wisconsin — Department of Safety and Professional Services www.dsps.wi.gov
- The Department of Safety and Professional Services and related professional boards protect the citizens of Wisconsin by ensuring the safe and competent practice of licensed professionals. We serve the public and the professionals we regulate by fairly administering education, experience, and examination requirements, setting professional practice standards, and ensuring compliance by enforcing occupational licensing laws. This site includes the Candidate Bulletin which describes the exam content.
O*NET OnLine www.onetonline.org
- Every occupation requires a different mix of knowledge, skills, and abilities, and is performed using a variety of activities and tasks. These distinguishing characteristics of an occupation are described by the O*NET OnLine The database defines the key features of an occupation, describing the day-to-day aspects of the job and the qualifications and interests of the typical worker, and wage and employment trends. (See each program listing for the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code)
College Navigator www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
- College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 colleges from the US Department of Educations’ database.
Wisconsin’s Workforce and Labor Market Information www.WORKnet.wisconsin.gov
- Wisconsin wage, projections, and profile data can be found by going to Wisconsin’s Worknet, and clicking on the “Wage Comparison” tab.
U.S. Department of Education (ED’S) www.ed.gov 1-800-433-3243
- ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED’s 4,200 employees and $63.7 billion budget are dedicated to: • Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds. • Collecting data on America’s schools and disseminating research. •Focusing national attention on key educational issues. • Prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.
Student Aid on the Web www.studentaid.ed.gov
- Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.ed.gov
- Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans —and its value to our society. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used by virtually all two and four-year colleges, universities and career schools for the awarding of federal student aid and most state and college aid. Begin your free application today!Financial Aid Estimator Tool –
- FAFSA4caster will help you understand your options for paying for college. Provide some basic information and FAFSA4caster we’ll estimate your eligibility for federal student aid. Go ahead and get started now! The FAFSA4caster provides students with an early estimate of their eligibility for federal student aid.
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) www.nslds.ed.gov
- The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.
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