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ADVANCE YOUR CAREER - APPLY FOR A PBA SCHOLARSHIP

Education advances our industry, and PBA is dedicated to continually offering beauty professionals opportunities to grow their careers through education. We encourage all future and current beauty professionals to apply for all educational opportunities available!

2018-2019 AVAILABLE PBA SCHOLARSHIPS

2019 PBA LIFETIME MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP

  • For PBA Preferred Individual and Student Members.
  • Application Deadline is March 31, 2019.
  • Sponsored by the Joseph L. Weir Trust.
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Scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Preferred Individual and Student Members to use towards continuing education or cosmetology school. A total of five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

  • Application deadline is March 31, 2019.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Preferred Individual and Student Members to use towards continuing education or cosmetology school.
  • Five scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email. All scholarships are funded by The Joseph L Weir Trust and administered by the PBA Charities. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. All scholarship awards are final. Scholarship funds awarded must be used in 2019.
  • Full PBA Lifetime Member scholarship terms, conditions and eligibility rules ❯

About the Lifetime Member Scholarship:

PBA honors Lifetime Members is through educational scholarships. These scholarships celebrate the spirit of commitment to the association, which has been demonstrated by the Lifetime Member through fostering the advancement and education of individual members.

The PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship is made available because of the Joseph L. Weir Trust. The Trust was established in 1984 by the estate of Joseph Weir for charitable and education purposes. Joseph's record of industry involvement was remarkable.

2019 Rosy Salon Software SCHOLARSHIP

  • For Students currently enrolled in a cosmetology, barber or esthetics program.
  • Application Deadline is February 15, 2019.
  • Sponsored by Rosy Salon Software
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One $1,500 and two $500 scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled in a cosmetology, barber or esthetics program in the US or Canada resulting in a cosmetology, barber or esthetics license.

  • Application Deadline is February 15, 2019.
  • Three scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email.
  • All scholarships are funded by Rosy Salon Software administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. All scholarship awards are final.
  • Scholarship funds awarded must be used within one year of being awarded.
  • Full terms and conditions

About Rosy Salon Software:

About Rosy: Rosy Salon Software is the first cloud-based salon and spa scheduling and management software. Designed by former salon and spa owners, this comprehensive suite of scheduling and business tools offers features that are created exclusively for salons and spas. Learn more about Rosy Salon Software.

2019 PBA MINERVA BEAUTY SCHOLARSHIP

  • For Students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school.
  • Application Deadline is May 31, 2019.
  • You may also apply by mail or email by filling out the Minerva Scholarship Application ❯
  • Sponsored by Minerva Beauty.
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Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school.

  • Application Deadline is May 31, 2019.
  • Ten scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email.
  • All scholarships are funded by Minerva Beauty and administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. All scholarship awards are final.
  • Scholarship funds awarded must be used within one year of being awarded.

About Minerva:

Minerva Beauty, Inc. is a privately held, American owned company based in Monroe, Georgia and is a leading manufacturer and distributor of salon equipment. Minerva Beauty is committed to delivering customer's equipment with fine craftsmanship and a value that is unmatched in the beauty industry. Learn more about Minerva ❯

2019 PBA TIPPY SCHOLARSHIP

  • For current PBA Preferred Individual Members.
  • Application Deadline is August 31, 2019.
  • Sponsored by Tippy.
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Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Preferred Individual Members that are licensed cosmetologists, for use in continuing education supporting their career as a licensed professional.

  • Application Deadline is August 31, 2019.
  • Five scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email. All scholarships are funded by Tippy and administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. All scholarship awards are final.
  • Scholarship funds awarded must be used within one year of being awarded.
  • Full terms and conditions ❯

About Tippy:

PBA gratefully acknowledges Tippy, the sponsor of this scholarship. Tippy, a digital tipping system for industry professionals by industry professionals. Tippy's disruptive technology offers a suite of tools that reduces salon owners' processing fees, and improves service providers' tips, helping them to meet and exceed financial goals. Tippy is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and launches in August 2018. Learn more about Tippy ❯

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Are you looking for additional scholarship opportunities? Beauty Changes Lives has awarded over $2 million dollars in scholarships with the goal of elevating the perception of the beauty industry as a viable and rewarding career choice. Learn more about Beauty Changes Lives Foundation ❯