Exclusive Cosmetology Scholarships with Upcoming Deadlines

Apply below to exclusive cosmetology scholarships and grants with upcoming deadlines. New opportunities added regularly.

Exclusive Scholarships
Found only on Bold.org
  1. Clarence Penny Jr Memorial Scholarship
    Funded by
    Next Generation Foundation
    This scholarship seeks to honor Clarence’s memory by helping current or aspiring cosmetology students finance their education and pursue the career of their dreams.
    Funded by
    Next Generation Foundation
    This scholarship seeks to honor Clarence’s memory by helping current or aspiring cosmetology students finance their education and pursue the career of their dreams.
    Education level
    Undergraduate, High School
    Amount
    $1,500
    Scholarships awarded
    3 winners
    Deadline
    Apr 30, 2022
    1
  2. WiseGeek Cosmetology No-Essay Scholarship
    Funded by
    wiseGEEK
    In Review
    This scholarship exists to help students get past financial barriers toward their aspirations in cosmetology and the beauty industry.
    Funded by
    wiseGEEK
    In Review
    This scholarship exists to help students get past financial barriers toward their aspirations in cosmetology and the beauty industry.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Dec 1, 2021
    In Review
    View scholarship
    Winner Announcement
    Dec 15, 2021
    2
  3. Private Label Diversity in Cosmetology Scholarship
    Funded by
    Private Label
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support one Black hairstylist attending or planning to attend cosmetology school and has large ambitions for their future in the hair industry!
    Funded by
    Private Label
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support one Black hairstylist attending or planning to attend cosmetology school and has large ambitions for their future in the hair industry!
    Education level
    Undergraduate, High School
    Amount
    $3,126
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner every 3 months
    Next Deadline
    Apr 30, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Whitney Watson
    1 Finalist
    3
  4. Cosmetology No-Essay Scholarship — High School Award
    Funded by
    Bold.org
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support residents from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, or Idaho who are interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology, hair styling, hair design, or a related field.
    Funded by
    Bold.org
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support residents from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, or Idaho who are interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology, hair styling, hair design, or a related field.
    Education level
    High School
    Amount
    $500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 30, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Camila Angon
    7 Finalists
    4
  5. Cosmetology No-Essay Scholarship — Adult Learner Award
    Funded by
    Bold.org
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support residents from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, or Idaho who are interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology, hair styling, hair design, or a related field.
    Funded by
    Bold.org
    Awarded
    This scholarship will support residents from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, or Idaho who are interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology, hair styling, hair design, or a related field.
    Education level
    Any
    Amount
    $500
    Scholarships awarded
    1 winner
    Deadline
    Jun 30, 2021
    Awarded
    Winner
    Halley Riley
    7 Finalists
    5

About cosmetology scholarships

The cosmetology sector is growing at an astonishingly fast rate. Whether you want to become an esthetician, massage therapist, hairstylist, or something else, there is no better time to start than right now!

Massage therapists are in the highest demand and estheticians are not far behind with the Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting a 21% and 17% growth, respectively, between 2019-2029.

Enrollment in cosmetology school costs anywhere between $6,000-$10,000, depending on a variety of factors. From Aveda Institutes to Paul Mitchell schools, there are plenty of amazing beauty programs that will provide you with the necessary skills to succeed in this industry. Scholarships and grants are a great option for students looking to fund their education in cosmetology.

To make things easier for you, we’ve assembled this scholarship list exclusively for aspiring cosmetologists. These scholarships are unique to Bold.org and will not be found anywhere else. Choose any featured scholarship and begin applying today!