SANTA MONICA, CA – TONI&GUY is now accepting applications for their annual Guy Mascolo Scholarship. Fourteen students will be awarded full tuition valued up to $15,920 and begin their studies this Fall.

The Guy Mascolo Scholarship was created in loving memory of co-founder of TONI&GUY, Guy Mascolo, who passed away in 2009. Guy Mascolo and his brother Toni Mascolo, started TONI&GUY in London over 40 years ago with a single salon. With the help of brothers Bruno and Anthony Mascolo, TONI&GUY became an international icon which pioneered the beauty industry upgrading the craft of hairdressing globally.

TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies offer a renowned education in cosmetology that not only prepares students for their cosmetology state boards, but equips them with the skills to be salon ready. Students receive training in TONI&GUY’s exclusive repertoire of classic cuts and chemical techniques in addition to state board preparation. All students are taught by industry leaders, learn in a modern facility that functions like a high end salon and receive professional quality tools to begin a successful career. They also receive a lifetime discount on all future advanced education with TONI&GUY helping them to stay up on the latest trends and techniques.

Each of the following schools will award a Guy Mascolo Scholarship for 2012: Scottsdale (Arizona), Costa Mesa (California), Manteca (California), Modesto (California), Santa Monica (California), Colorado Springs (Colorado), Atlanta (Georgia), Boise (Idaho), Coeur d’ Alene (Idaho), Dallas (Texas), Keller (Texas), Albuquerque (New Mexico), Bellingham (Washington) and Seattle (Washington).

TONI&GUY has 25 hairdressing academies nationwide with a keen focus on future growth. TONI&GUY continues to draw some of the best talent from all over the world as faculty and staff and has the distinguished reputation of the best education in the industry.

Applicants can download an application from toniguy.com/p/guymascoloscholarship.aspx. Applications must be post marked July 31, 2012.

About TONI&GUY

TONI&GUY is an international icon and was founded over forty years ago at a single salon in London by Mascolo Brothers: Toni, Guy, Bruno and Anthony. TONI&GUY Salons and TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academies have an uncompromising quality and are consistently updating their stylists, technicians and students with the latest trends and techniques. With 40 salons and 25 academies nationwide, TONI&GUY is devoted to education through innovation and is a leader in artistic excellence. For more information, please visit toniguy.com.