Milady RISE Scholarship

Be one of the TEN lucky recipients to get a $500 Milady RISE Scholarship, administered by the Professional Beauty Association. Milady is on a mission to drive career success and this scholarship, exclusive for Milady RISE-certified individuals who understand the impact you’re able to make, is here to help you continue your growth in the industry.

The next application period will open on March 1, 2023. Please return then to apply. In the meantime, get Milady RISE Certified in Client Well-Being & Safety so that you're ready to apply when the time comes.
Milady RISE Scholarship

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

March 1, 2023 - May 15, 2023: Application is open and accepting applicants.

May 15, 2023: Application period closes.

May 31, 2023: Recipients will be chosen and notified via email by the Professional Beauty Association.

Be one of the ten lucky recipients of the $500 Milady RISE Scholarship.

FAQ

  • Who were the previous recipients?

    The recipients of our previous scholarship (Scholarship Period: September 1, 2022 through November 15, 2022) were:

    Professionals:

    • Toni B., a Nail Tech from Indianapolis, IN
    • Lee C., an Esthetician from Denver, CO
    • Stephanie M., an Esthetician from Peyton, CO
    • Sandahl T., a Cosmetologist from Carnegie, PA
    • Jarrese W., a Cosmetologist from Stafford, VA
    Students:
    • Ashley, an Esthetics Student at Bellus Academy
    • Moziqe, a Barbering Student at The Salon Professional Academy
    • Grace, a Nail Tech Student at Centralia Beauty College
    • Hannah, an Esthetics Student at Robert Fiance Beauty Schools
    • A Cosmetology student from Iowa that doesn’t want their name shared

    Congratulations to our recipients!

  • How do I apply for the Milady RISE Scholarship?

    On March 1, 2023 the application will be available to access on Milady Training. Before May 15, 2023, please submit that application in it's entirety.

  • What are the deadlines of the Milady RISE Scholarship?

    Application Opens: March 1, 2023
    Application Closes: May 15, 2023 at 11:59PM ET
    All Applicants are notified by the Professional Beauty Association as to the status of their application: May 31, 2023

  • 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!