Beauty Scholarships


Tricoci University offers the following TUBC Grant, which is available to those that qualify. To learn more about the TUBC Grant, please call 888.616.9051.

TUBC Grant

Need-based aid based on EFC


ACE Grant

ACE Grants are designed to help you begin your career in cosmetology. ACE Grants are the first-ever industry-wide effort to encourage highly motivated and qualified individuals to join the world of cosmetology.

AllAboutBlackheads Scholarship

AllAboutBlackheads (AAB) is offering a $1000 scholarship to students who are passionate about skincare and beauty. It is our way of giving back to the society and also to spread the love for proper skincare.

Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation offers scholarships and celeb mentorships throughout the year. Opportunities are available for prospective & current students, as well as licensed cosmetologists.

Beauty Schools Directory $2,500 Cosmetology Scholarship

Future students of the beauty disciplines – including cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others – can apply for these $2,500 scholarships for cosmetology school. This beauty school scholarship is awarded four times per year, and may be used at most schools nationwide. The scholarship recipient is selected from the pool of individuals who submit their scholarship applications before the deadline each quarter, and meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the rules.  Deadlines: January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 each year.

Buy-Rite Beauty Scholarship

Buy-Rite Beauty is offering a $1,000 scholarship for those students interested in pursuing a degree in cosmetology. All participants must have applied to or be enrolled in as full-time beautician/cosmetology students. Submissions begin being accepted on April 1, 2016. All essay submissions must be received by 11:59pm EST on Monday, December 5, 2016.

Helmetgearlab (Highland students only)

Helmetgearlab offers an annual scholarship to all TUBC Highland students based on merit and requires an essay submission on social media/SEO. The winning applicant will receive $1,100 towards the cost of their education, books, or housing.


The ‘KidGuard for Education’ Essay Scholarship is part of KidGuard’s effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. Please join us in this conversation and in our movement.

OPI & AACS ACE Scholarship

As part of OPI’s ongoing scholarship program, 9 students annually who are attending AACS member schools will each be awarded a $500.00 scholarship from OPI. Winners will be selected based on an essay and one industry recommendation.

Murad Esthetics Scholarship Program

The Murad Esthetic Education Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for prospective and newer students at a qualifying school to win a monetary scholarship towards their tuition. Each round will award 5 winners with $2,250.00, a Murad Skin Care Kit valued at $500.00 and an opportunity to be paired with a Murad Mentor.

NCEA Esthetician Scholarship

Eligible esthetician students can receive a $1,000 incentive scholarship while attending esthetic school. Applicants must be midway through an esthetician only training program, maintain at least 80% attendance, and 80% grade average.  A selection committee comprised of NCEA members will review all applications that meet the requirements and are verified by the student’s school.

Sally Beauty Scholarship

Sally Beauty has partnered with the National Cosmetology Association to provide $1000 scholarships to a limited number of deserving applicants ready to start a new career.

Salon Supply Store $1,000 Cosmetology Scholarship

Applications will be accepted through October 1st 2016. It is a merit-based video contest in which one winner will be selected in October based on GPA (30%), Originality and Creativity of Essay Submission (30%), Emotional Impact (20%) and Relevance of Topic (20%).

Sport Clips & American Crew ACE Scholarship Program

Through the ACE (Access to Cosmetology Education) Scholarship Program, up to 15 Cosmetology Students who are enrolled at an AACS member school, will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship provided by Sport Clips/American Crew.

Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program

This scholarship program is for prospective and newer students entering a nail program at a qualifying nail technology school.  Competition rounds are open each Spring and Fall.  Each round awards ten worthy winners with 100% of their program tuition costs funded (up to $5,000), helping them to join the ranks of this industry’s talented network of Nail Professionals.

The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation

The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation was established in 1994 by his wife of 39 years, Flo Francis, and the many people whom Joe Francis advised and mentored to their own success in the industry. The mission of the foundation is to help deserving students receive financial assistance for the professional training necessary to build successful, long-term careers in the cosmetology industry. Applications are accepted January 1st through June 1st each year.

The Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship

The maximum award is $1,000 and a minimum of five scholarships will be awarded. You must be a current Professional Beauty Association student member enrolled full time in an accredited cosmetology school in order to apply for this scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email. All scholarships are funded by Hans Neumaier, PBA Lifetime Member, and administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. Please click here for the scholarship terms, conditions and eligibility rules.

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program

The Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Basic competition is designed for prospective and newer students. Competition rounds are each Spring and Fall. Each competition awards ten winners with 50% of their program tuition costs covered (up to $10,000).

VA Education Benefit

The State of Illinois-Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the use of G.I. Bill Education Benefits for the programs offered at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture’s Illinois locations.

The State of Indiana-Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the use of G.I. Bill Education Benefits for the programs offered at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture’s Indiana locations.

The State of Wisconsin-Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the use of G.I. Bill Education Benefits for the programs offered at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in Janesville, WI location.