Applications accepted August 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019.
Do you want to be part of something bigger?
The Leo Passage Advanced NEXTGEN Scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of something big and have your voice heard in the industry! For licensed barbers and hairstylists with 1-5 years of experience, winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to Chicago to showcase their creative talent on stage at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held during America’s Beauty Show. Scholarship awardees will work alongside NEXTGEN and top industry professionals from across the country, showcasing their work in a comprehensive runway show. Mentors from Pivot Point International’s Creative Education team will work side by side with the winners to ensure they are supported for a dynamic, successful runway show.
Awardees will create cohesive image portfolios documenting their behind-the-scenes experience throughout the trip, and they’ll gain valuable insight on what’s needed to thrive among the elite professionals in a competitive industry. They’ll also gain new experience, a showcase of their talent and continuous education to enhance their careers and provide the best services. After this creative immersion in beautiful downtown Chicago, winners will return to their salons or barbershops with fresh and creative ideas for their clients. They will experience firsthand what tomorrow’s leadership in the beauty industry is all about!
Scholarship: Two (2) winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to Chicago ($10,000 value) to showcase their creative talent on stage at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held during America’s Beauty Show.
Qualifications: Open to licensed barbers and hairstylists with 1-5 years of experience.
1. Provide proof of an up to date license (photo or photocopy).
2. Submit a 3-minute YouTube video answering scholarship question: How has beauty changed YOUR life?
3 Submit (3) three images (no larger than 8MBs each) of photos depicting work you are most proud of – such as before and after client
images and/or client transformations.
o Hairstyle Creation #1
o Hairstyle Creation #2
o Hairstyle Creation #3
Dates subject to change.
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