Sydell and Arnold Miller – Student for Life Advanced Cosmetology Scholarship
Hair by Morgan Funk, courtesy of Eric Fisher Academy
Sydell and Arnold Miller always believed that “being a student for life” was the foundation for achieving success in the professional beauty industry. This Scholarship is for attending Advanced Education Academies, including travel expenses.
Scholarship: Two (2) scholarships awarded annually, up to $5,000 each, to be used toward beauty school tuition and travel expenses to an advanced educational program, whether at a Beauty School, Advanced Academy or Manufacturers Academy Program. Tuition is payable to an accredited school of choice, travel will be reimbursed to the recipient upon submission of travel receipts and proof of program attendance.
Qualifications: This scholarship is for licensed hairdressers who have graduated beauty school and have been working as a hairdresser for a period of 2-5 years.
Requirements to Apply: Inspiration board with a 200 Written Essay or Video Presentation from Applicant explaining what he or she loves about hairdressing and what he or she hopes to achieve by attending an advanced education program. Plus, a Style Portfolio consisting of photos of three (3) different hairstyles featuring long hair dressing, strong haircuts or creative haircolors. In the written essay or video, the applicant must answer the following question. The focus is on originality, creative expression and artistic execution.
Question: Sydell and Arnie Miller always believed that “being a student for life” was the key to a successful career in the professional beauty industry. Describe what type of advanced education would you like to pursue if you were to win this scholarship. Please include what kind of program you want to attend, what is the area of study you want to pursue and what do you hope to take away from the program.