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.

Scholarship Application Period Closes November 15, 2022.
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

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

November 15, 2022: Application period closes.

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

What are you waiting for?

Don't miss the application deadline!

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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: 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?

    Before November 15, 2022, please submit your application in it's entirety on the Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) website, here.

    Don't worry, if you miss the application period, another scholarship period will open soon.

  • 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!