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At Douglas J, we have a number of financial aid options available to all our students, and the first step in that process is to look at potential scholarship opportunities that our students may qualify for. Below is a list of scholarships that offer a range of opportunities for our cosmetology, esthiology, massage therapy and barbering programs. Click the links below to learn more, and connect with our Admissions team for more opportunities and assistance in the application process!
Douglas J’s Natural Talent Scholarship program is an annual scholarship contest open to all high school seniors, awarding tuition dollars for our Cosmetology or Barbering program. The 2-phase contest is a combination of written essay and hands-on model styling in one of our campus locations.
The Great Scholarship Program provides over $100,000 in scholarships to cosmetology and barbering students each year. Students can be awarded up to $5,000 and the program is open all year to apply.
Beauty as a Business is a beauty school scholarship program focused on the business side of the industry. The scholarship is awarded to students who best showcase how they use social media to build their brand and business.
Established in 2013, Beauty Changes Lives is a non-profit organization offering a range of scholarships to cosmetology, barbering, massage and esthetics students.
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is a fantastic beauty industry ally and offers an array of scholarships to new and current beauty school students, including the Ivy Beauty Scholarship, Milady Rise Scholarship, My Salon Suite Scholarship and more.
American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) partners with industry sponsors to offer scholarships and grants to deserving cosmetology students. Multiple applications are open throughout the year.
With Nitro by Sallie Mae, you can get matched to scholarships for beauty schools. Every scholarship listed is up-to-date and new scholarships are added daily.
The onePULSE Foundation awards 49 scholarships annually, each up to $10,000 for use at an accredited institution of higher learning, including beauty schools. Their mission is to provide academic opportunities—honoring the aspirations of all 49 Angels—to recipients who embody love, hope, unity, acceptance, courage and strength.
CollegeGrants.org compiles some of the beauty and cosmetology organizations that offer scholarships and grants to current and prospective students.
Douglas J is a phenomenal school. I graduated back in September 2012 and since then have been living my dreams. They hold you accountable for your actions and instill leadership, and business principles in you that will set you apart from the rest. The Aveda name alone holds weight, but the addition of "Douglas J" makes my resume look even better.
Choosing to train with Douglas J is not just attending cosmetology school, it's the first step in building a career.
The Douglas J team offers a complete system of excellence and support for every student in every facet of education. From the quality of the educators, to the relationship with salon owners seeking talent, to the network of global artists affiliated with the company, everyone is completely committed to developing the student to their highest potential. We give Douglas J education system our highest endorsement.