OPI’S Round Yourself in Color Student Scholarship

OPI’s “Round Yourself in Color” scholarship will be awarded through the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation and is open to newly accepted or currently enrolled students in a nail technology program that leads to licensure in the U.S. or Canada.

Award Amount | # of Recipients

Three (3) $2,000 Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded during the Summer 2022 season open from June 1 – August 31, 2022.

Three (3) $2,000 Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded during the Fall 2022 season open from September 1 – November 30, 2022.

Total:  $12,000 in scholarships for 2022

Applicant Qualifications

The OPI “Round Yourself in Color” Student Scholarship applicant qualifications are:

  • Must be a new or currently enrolled student in a nail technology program from an accredited school/institution within the U.S. and Canada.
  • The applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the start date of the program.


Application Requirements

  1. Complete online application and submit proof of enrollment / acceptance in a nail technology program. You must upload either an enrollment document, official acceptance letter, or progress report from the school.
  2. Submit a 3-minute maximum, YouTube video with a public link answering the following questions (if the video exceeds the 3-minute requirement the application will be declined):
  • Name a nail art beauty influencer that inspires you; how do you hope to inspire the next generation of nail artists?
  • How will OPI’s “Round Yourself in Color” scholarship help you achieve your goals?
  • If you could name a future, best-selling OPI lacquer that would describe your best self – what would it be – use your imagination!

Applications accepted through November 30, 2022

Dates are subject to change.