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THE HORST M. RECHELBACHER FOUNDATION | “SUSTAINABLE BEGINNINGS” ESTHETICS SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: November 30, 2021

Horst Rechelbacher Foundation’s “Sustainable Beginnings” basic esthetics programs and will be awarded through the Beauty Changes Lives Organization. Applications are accepted in our spring season: March 1 – May 31, 2021 and our fall season: September 1 – November 30, 2021

Award Amount | # of Recipients

$2,000

Winners awarded: 5- Spring and 5 – Fall

Scholarship Description & Award Information

In 1978, Horst Rechelbacher founded the Aveda Corporation, a global plant-based cosmetic company, & ushered a new consciousness into the world of beauty. Two decades later, he shifted focus to Intelligent Nutrients, a health & beauty company that lives to the highest standards of certified organic ingredients to sustainable plant-based chemistry. All of Horst’s innovations revolved around beauty products that would care for professionals, their guests & the planet through the power of pure flower & plant essences.

Horst’s entrepreneurial vision is to create successful businesses in partnership with nature. As he puts it, “Business can be a solution to our planet’s crisis rather than the problem. We are at the threshold of the Sustainable Evolution, and I believe it will be even greater than the industrial revolution. It is a very exciting time for innovative thinkers and future-minded entrepreneurs, who I call ‘Ecopreneurs.’

This scholarship is for prospective or currently enrolled student of the beauty industry. The “Sustainable Beginnings” scholarship is designed to financially support those seeking licensure in the fields of esthetics.

Applicant Requirements – “Sustainable Beginnings” Basic Cosmetology

Scholarship requirements:

  • Must be a new or currently enrolled student in an esthetics program
  • Must upload proof of enrollment i.e.: acceptance letter or progress report from school
  • Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:
    • (A.) Describe why environmental sustainability is important to you.
    • (B.) Describe one step that you have taken to help decrease waste.
    • (C.) After researching Horst Rechelbacher, what passions do you have in common with him?

Applications accepted from March 1 – May 31, 2021 and September 1 – November 30, 2021!

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Beauty changes lives

THE HORST M. RECHELBACHER FOUNDATION | “SUSTAINABLE BEGINNINGS” COSMETOLOGY & BARBERING SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: November 30, 2021

Horst Rechelbacher Foundation’s “Sustainable Beginnings” basic cosmetology and barbering 2020 programs and will be awarded through the Beauty Changes Lives Organization. Applications are accepted in our spring season: March 1 – May 31, 2021 and our fall season: September 1 – November 30, 2021

Award Amount | # of Recipients

$3,500

Winners awarded: 5- Spring and 5 – Fall

Scholarship Description & Award Information

In 1978, Horst Rechelbacher founded the Aveda Corporation, a global plant-based cosmetic company, & ushered a new consciousness into the world of beauty. Two decades later, he shifted focus to Intelligent Nutrients, a health & beauty company that lives to the highest standards of certified organic ingredients to sustainable plant-based chemistry. All of Horst’s innovations revolved around beauty products that would care for professionals, their guests & the planet through the power of pure flower & plant essences.

Horst’s entrepreneurial vision is to create successful businesses in partnership with nature. As he puts it, “Business can be a solution to our planet’s crisis rather than the problem. We are at the threshold of the Sustainable Evolution, and I believe it will be even greater than the industrial revolution. It is a very exciting time for innovative thinkers and future-minded entrepreneurs, who I call ‘Ecopreneurs.’

This scholarship is for prospective or currently enrolled student of the beauty industry. The “Sustainable Beginnings” scholarship is designed to financially support those seeking licensure in the fields of cosmetology or barbering.

Applicant Requirements – “Sustainable Beginnings” Basic Cosmetology

Scholarship requirements:

  • Must be a new or currently enrolled student in a cosmetology or barbering  program
  • Must upload proof of enrollment i.e.: acceptance letter or progress report from school
  • Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:
    • (A.) Describe why environmental sustainability is important to you.
    • (B.) Describe one step that you have taken to help decrease waste.
    • (C.) After researching Horst Rechelbacher, what passions do you have in common with him?

Applications accepted from March 1 – May 31, 2021 and September 1 – November 30, 2021!

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THE SYDELL MILLER TOTAL IMAGE SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: August 31, 2021

Sydell was the first beauty industry executive to believe “beauty didn’t stop at the hairline.” Her Total Image Consulting Program was the Salon Owner’s guide to success in professional esthetics. If you believe in “Total Image” beauty and love skincare and cosmetics this is the scholarship category for you.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $7,500.

Qualifications: This Scholarship is open to new and current students. Students must provide proof of acceptance and/or proof of attendance at an accredited beauty school. Students must be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for this scholarship.

Requirements to Apply: Application must include two (2) before-and-after photos of an esthetics treatment, and a make-up application, and a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:

• (A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
• (B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why esthetics is your passion.
• (C.) Tell us about the moment when you were absolutely certain that a career in esthetics was your calling. What challenges did you overcome to get here.

Application dates: December 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 / June 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021

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The Arnold Miller Find-A-Way Scholarship for cosmetology students

THE ARNOLD M. MILLER | FIND-A-WAY COSMETOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: August 31, 2021

Arnie Miller had a Find-A-Way Attitude in business and his life. Whatever the challenge, he always found a way to make it happen! “Can’t do” wasn’t in his vocabulary. If you have a “Find-A-Way Attitude” in your life and career, this is the scholarship for you.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $15,000

Qualifications: This Scholarship is open to new and current students in a cosmetology program. Students must provide proof of acceptance and/or proof of attendance at an accredited beauty school. Students must be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements to Apply: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities. Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:

• (A.) Describe a life experience where you have exhibited a “Find – A – Way – Attitude”. Tell us about a time that you had to think outside of the box to solve a problem or achieve a goal.

• (B.) Include a description of your creative vision for the photos of your work

• (C.) Include a description of what a “Find-A-Way Attitude” helped advance their cosmetology career.

Application dates: December 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021 / June 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021

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SYDELL & ARNOLD MILLER FAMILY | ART OF HAIRCUTTING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: August 31, 2021

The “Art of Haircutting” scholarship is for students that love hair cutting, the true architecture aspect of cosmetology. Show our judges your 3 favorite haircuts for a chance to win this exciting scholarship category.

Scholarship: One (1) Tuition Scholarship, up to $5,000.

Qualifications: This Scholarship is open to new and current students. Students must provide proof of acceptance and/or proof of attendance at an accredited beauty school. Students must be accepted or currently enrolled in a program to qualify for these scholarships.

Requirements to Apply: Application must include three (3) photos of your artistic hair cutting work on a mannequin, client or friends and family showing your creative abilities
Application must include a 3-5 minute video answering the following questions:
(A.) How will receiving this scholarship impact your life?
(B.) Please describe your creative vision for the photos of your work and why haircutting is your passion.
(C.) What are the top 3 reasons you’ve decided to pursue a career in beauty?

Application dates: December 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 / June 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021

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