Our job is to support you on your journey in the beauty & wellness industry by providing all things that can help you achieve your dreams. That's why Milady is proud to sponsor a semi-annual scholarship for both students currently enrolled in school, as well as active licensed professionals.
A total of ten (10), $500 recipients will be selected by the Professional Beauty Association—five for students currently enrolled in school, and five for beauty/wellness professionals for industry-related continuing education.
Must complete the application in its entirety.
November 30, 2022: Recipients will be chosen and notified via email by the Professional Beauty Association.
Who were the previous recipients?
The recipients of our previous scholarship (Scholarship Period: October 1 through December 15) were:
Janet B, a Cosmetologist from Hamilton, MT
Jessica M, an Esthetician from Manteca, CA
Silver M, an Esthetician from Beverly Hills, CA
Toray G, a Cosmetologist from Akron, OH
Tisha R, a Nail Tech from Bourbonnais, IL
Ashley C, an Esthetics Student at the University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts (IL)
Faviola O, a Cosmetology Student at Paul Mitchell the School SLC (UT)
Dena P, a Cosmetology Student at San Diego City College (CA)
Hailee P, a Cosmetology Student at Utah State University Eastern (UT)
Destiny B, a Cosmetology Student at Tulip City Beauty School (MI)
How do I apply for the Milady RISE Scholarship?
On September 1, 2022, we will open a new scholarship period. We'll give you a link to apply directly on the Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) website.
What are the deadlines of the Milady RISE Scholarship?
Application Opens: September 1, 2022
Application Closes: November 15, 2022 at 11:59PM ET
All Applicants are notified by the Professional Beauty Association as to the status of their application: November 30, 2022
Am I eligible to apply for this scholarship?
You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:
• Must be Milady RISE Certified in Client Well-Being & Safety (students at Milady RISE Partner schools get free access)
• Must be currently enrolled in school (and in good standing) or a licensed professional currently working as a beauty/wellness professional
• Must be a Cosmetology, Nail Tech, Barbering, Esthetics, and Massage student or licensed professional
• Must complete the application in its entirety
How many applicants will be awarded the scholarship?
A total of ten (10) - $500 recipients will be selected by the Professional Beauty Association - five for students currently enrolled in school, and five for beauty/wellness professionals for industry-related continuing education.
Once awarded, when do the scholarship funds need to be used?
Scholarship funds awarded must be used within six months of being awarded.
How do I become a Milady RISE Partner School?
You must be Milady RISE Certified in Client Well-Being & Safety to be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Milady RISE Partner Schools can get this certification FREE for all of their students. Apply to become a partner school, here.
How do I become Milady RISE Certified in Client Well-Being & Safety?
The Milady RISE Certification in Client Well-Being & Safety is a certification that covers 3 critical topics: Human Trafficking Awareness, Domestic Abuse Awareness, and Practical Infection Control. Purchase the course, complete all three courses, and you'll be Milady RISE Certified!