What is the Milady RISE Scholarship?

Your chance to receive a $500 scholarship...

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.


Am I Eligible?


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 in the fields of: Cosmetology, Nail Tech, Barbering, Esthetics, or Massage.

Must complete the application in its entirety.

Scholarship Details and Deadlines


September 1, 2022 - November 15, 2022: Application is open and accepting applicants.

November 30, 2022: Recipients will be chosen and notified via email by the Professional Beauty Association.

Come back on September 1 to apply for this Scholarship.

FAQ

  • Who were the previous recipients?

    The recipients of our previous scholarship (Scholarship Period: October 1 through December 15) were:

    Professionals:
    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

    Students:
    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!