SUMMER 2021

ScholarshipSponsored byProgram TypeApplication TypeAwardWinners Each RoundPrerequisiteApplication DatesLearn More
$15,000 Arnold M. Miller – “Find-A-Way” ScholarshipThe Sydell & Arnold Miller FoundationCosmetologyVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$15,0001Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Cosmetology programJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$7,500 Sydell L. Miller – “Total Image” ScholarshipThe Sydell & Arnold Miller FoundationEstheticsVideo & (2) Images of Before & Afters on an Esthetics & Make-up Model$7,5002Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in an Esthetics programJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$5,000 “Art of Haircutting” ScholarshipThe Sydell & Arnold Miller FoundationCosmetologyVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Cosmetology programJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$5,000 “Art of Haircoloring” ScholarshipThe Sydell & Arnold Miller FoundationCosmetologyVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Cosmetology programJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$5,000 “Art of Hairdressing” ScholarshipThe Sydell & Arnold Miller FoundationCosmetologyVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Cosmetology programJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$5,000 L’Oreal Pro – Empowerment ScholarshipL’Oreal ProfessionnelCosmetologyVideo Submission$5,0001Must be accepted into or Currently Enrolled In A Cosmetology Program and identify as a person of color.June 1 – August 31, 2021
$20,000 L’Oreal Pro – Empowerment Scholarship – ESI SchoolL’Oreal ProfessionnelCosmetologyVideo Submissionup to $20,0001Must Be Accepted into or Currently Enrolled In an ESI Partner School Program and identify as a person of color.June 1 – August 31, 2021
L’Oreal Elevate Salon Institutes Cosmetology Student ScholarshipL’Oreal ProfessionnelCosmetologyVideo SubmissionTier 1 $2,500
Tier 2 $1,500
Tier 3 $1,000
1 winner at each tier level
Must Be Accepted into or Currently Enrolled In an ESI Partner School ProgramJune 1 – August 31, 2021
$3,000 “A Great Opera-Tunity” ScholarshipOPI ProfessionalNail TechnicianVideo Submission$3,0004Must Be Accepted into or Currently Enrolled in a nail technology program that leads to licensure in the U.S. or Canada and identify as a person of color.June 1 – August 31, 2021
$5,000 “New Beginnings” ScholarshipDermalogicaEstheticsVideo Submission$5,0002Must Be Accepted into or Currently Enrolled In a Dermalogica Partner School Program and identify as a person of color.June 1 – August 31, 2021
$2,000 “Experts in Wax” ScholarshipEuropean Wax CenterCosmetology or EstheticsVideo & Three (2) Before & After Images of Your Work$2,0004Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a Cosmetology or Esthetics program.June 1 – August 31, 2021

FALL 2021

ScholarshipSponsored ByProgram TypeApplication TypeAwardWinners Each RoundPrerequisiteApplication DatesLearn More
“Defy Impossible”Kate Somerville + Foster NationEstheticsInterested in a career in professional esthetics$10,0003Must have spent time in the foster care system prior to age 18.August 2 – October 30, 2021
Green Circle Salon CertificateHorst Rechelbacher FoundationSalon, Spa or Barbershop Salon, spa or barbershop owner$5002Must be a salon/spa/barbershop owner
September 1 – November 30, 2021
“Sustainable Beginnings” Cosmetology / BarberingHorst Rechelbacher FoundationCosmetology/BarberingNew or Currently Enrolled Students$3,5005Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramSeptember 1 – November 30, 2021
“Sustainable Beginnings” EstheticsHorst Rechelbacher FoundationEstheticsNew or Currently Enrolled Students$2,0002Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramSeptember 1 – November 30, 2021
Nourish & ShineJane Carter SolutionCosmetologyBlack/African American students Who Are New or Currently Enrolled Students$5,0002Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramSeptember 1 – November 30, 2021
Sage Michael Lucas “Timing is Everything”Circadia SkinEstheticsNew or Currently Enrolled BIPOC Students$5,0003Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramSeptember 1 – November 30, 2021
“Breaking Boundaries”BaborEstheticsNew or Currently Enrolled BIPOC Students$3,1251Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramSeptember 1 – November 30, 2021
“A Great Opera-Tunity”OPI ProfessionalNail TechnicianNew or Currently Enrolled BIPOC Students$3,0004Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In an in a nail technology program that leads to licensure in the U.S. or Canada and identify as a person of color.September 1 – November 30, 2021
“New Beginnings”DermalogicaEstheticsNew or Currently Enrolled BIPOC Students$5,0002Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In a Dermalogica Partner School Program and identify as a person of color.

WINTER 2022

ScholarshipProgram TypeTarget ApplicantApplication TypeAwardWinners Each RoundPrerequisiteApplication Dates
Arnold M. Miller – “Find-A-Way”CosmetologyNew or Currently Enrolled StudentsVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$15,0001Must be accepted or currently enrolled in a programDecember 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
Sydell L. Miller – “Total Image”EstheticsNew or Currently Enrolled StudentsVideo & (2) Images of Before & Afters on an Esthetics & Make-up Model$7,5002Must be accepted or currently enrolled in a programDecember 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
Sydell & Arnold Miller Family- “Art of Haircutting”CosmetologyNew or Currently Enrolled StudentsVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramDecember 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
Sydell & Arnold Miller Family – “Art of Haircoloring”CosmetologyNew or Currently Enrolled StudentsVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramDecember 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
Sydell & Arnold Miller Family – “Art of Hairdressing”CosmetologyNew or Currently Enrolled StudentsVideo & Three (3) Images of Your Artistic Work$5,0001Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In A ProgramDecember 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
OPI “Color is the Answer” ScholarshipNail TechnicianNew or Currently Enrolled BIPOC StudentsVideo Submission$3,0004Must Be Accepted Or Currently Enrolled In an in a nail technology program that leads to licensure in the U.S. or Canada and identify as a person of color.December 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022

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