We are pleased to announce that the 2015 PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship applications are now available!
Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school. Click Here to download the scholarship application or Click Here to complete the online application. The applications deadline is May 31, 2015. Five 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.
Minerva Beauty, Inc. is a privately held, American owned, company based in Monroe, Georgia and a leading manufacturer and distributor of salon equipment. Minerva Beauty is committed to delivering customerís equipment with fine craftsmanship and a value that is unmatched in the beauty industry. For more information visit minervabeauty.com.
2014 Minerva Beauty Scholarship Winners
Although the selection process was difficult given the high caliber of applicants, the PBA committee responsible for awarding scholarships is proud to announce the following 2013 scholarship recipients:
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 PBA Hans Neumaier Scholarship applications are now available!
PBA gratefully acknowledges Hans Neumaier, PBA Lifetime member who personally funded this scholarship opportunity.
Hans' career in hairdressing and the beauty business spanned 70 successful years, with 55 years as a member of NCA and PBA. His story is one of a PBA Lifetime Member who had dedicated his life to the beauty industry he loved.
The maximum award is $1,000 and a minimum of five scholarships will be awarded in 2015. You must be a current PBA student member enrolled full time in an accredited cosmetology school in order to apply for this scholarship.
The application deadline is August 31, 2015. Scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email. All scholarships are funded by Hans Neumaier, PBA Lifetime Member, 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. Please click here for the scholarship terms, conditions and eligibility rules.
2014 Hans Neumaier Scholarship Winners:
Please check back for information regarding the 2016 PBA Sally Beauty Scholarship.
Over 300 applications were received for the 2015 PBA Sally Beauty Excel Scholarship. Although the selection process was difficult given the high caliber of applicants, the PBA committee responsible for awarding scholarships is proud to announce the following awards in each of the two qualifying categories:
Seven $1,000 scholarships have been awarded to high school graduates, desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. The 2015 winners are:
Six $500 scholarships have been awarded to current Beauty Professional / NCA members for continuing education in the field of cosmetology. The 2015 winners are:
Another way 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. Scholarships will be awarded to current PBA individual and student members to use towards continuing education or cosmetology school.
Please check back for 2016 scholarship information.
Servicing Upstate New York for over 35 years, Goldwell of NY has been dedicated to the salon and spa professional and a premier resource for innovative products, inspirational educational opportunities and business building programs to ensure success. Founded in 1976, the company offers everything for the successful salon and spa business, with an emphasis on continued education and training. "This program not only honors our company's co-founder and PBA Lifetime Member Hans Neumaier, but gives a head start to a future generation of beauty professionals," said Steven Neumaier, president. To learn more, visit www.goldwellny.com.
Kao USA, Inc. is the US office of an international company in constant pursuit of innovation that creates new value for consumers. Since establishment in 1887, Kao has sustained its commitment to the development and manufacture of products based on the perspective of the consumer, striving to contribute to the enrichment of the lives of people globally. Kao's Salon Laboratory in Germany develops Goldwell and KMS brands for salon use. Visit www.kaobrands.com for more information.
Goldwell of NY and Kao USA Inc., are honored to sponsor this worthwhile program which "honors the past while looking to the future," a meaningful tradition for both companies.
Congratulations to all of the 2015 recipients!
Congratulations to all of the 2014 recipients!
Are you looking for additional scholarship opportunities? Click here for additional scholarship opportunities through the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation.