Need money for school? Scholarships are provided by some companies, professional associations, and religious groups to individuals or their family members seeking an education. Searching the internet is a great way to see what might be available to you.

Before starting your search, take a personal inventory and make a list of your personal attributes, academic record, talents, work experience and affiliations. Do the same for your parents – this will help you in your search.

Checking your high school guidance off and/or their website may be a good place to start.  Your place of employment or religious organization may also have scholarships available.  In addition, you may be eligible for scholarships through your parents prior military service, employer, union, trade association, etc.  There are several great websites specifically designed to assist you in finding scholarships like,, and among others.

Ogle School’s financial planning office can also provide you guidance on where to find scholarships you might be eligible for.  We also recommend you visit or for more information.

Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is a HALF TUITION scholarship that will be awarded based upon exceptional academic achievement, exemplary community leadership and an exhibited passion for the beauty industry. This scholarship is for graduating seniors that are eligible and meet above criteria.

For a printable version of the Presidential Scholarship requirements, click here

Matching Scholarship

Whether you are a current student or still weighing your college options, Ogle School has a new scholarship opportunity. Beginning July 1, 2014, Ogle will match any third party scholarship a student earns, dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 per program.

For a printable version of the matching scholarship requirements, click here

Rosy Rewards Scholarship Program

Rosy Rewards Scholarship Program by Rosy Salon Software is a $10,000 annual scholarship fund just for future salon professionals.  Are you a Cosmetology student? Are you passionate about the industry? Do you know somebody else who is? Follow the link below for a chance to win one of 12 scholarships offered annually!

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Kerotin Women in Business Scholarship

The founders of Kerotin believe that education and the empowerment of women in business and the workplace is extremely important. To help women succeed in education and business, Kerotin is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student of its choosing enrolled in a technical beauty program (Cosmetics, Esthetics, Cosmetology, and Hair Styling) at an accredited college or university.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. Students must be enrolled, or in the process of enrolling, in a cosmetology related program at an AACS member school to qualify. Winners will be selected based on an essay and one industry recommendation.

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The Great Scholarship Program in memory of Alice Madden Barton

Scholarships are available for current cosmetology school students and those interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology or barbering. These GREAT scholarships can be used at any cosmetology or barbering school in the US and Canada. In 2015, Great Clips awarded $100,000 in scholarships.

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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.

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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.

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PBA|Lifetime Member Scholarships

PBA honors Lifetime Members is through educational scholarships. These scholarships celebrate the spirit of commitment to the association which has been demonstrated by the Lifetime Member through fostering the advancement and education of individual members.

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PBA|Minerva Beauty Scholarship

Minerva Beauty, Inc. is a leading provider of salon equipment and is committed to supporting those working to enter the field of cosmetology. The Minerva Beauty Scholarship is offered to current students of an accredited cosmetology program who have completed a minimum of one semester and maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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PBA|Hans Neumairer Memorial Scholarship

PBA honors Lifetime Members is through educational scholarships. PBA gratefully acknowledges Hans Neumaier, PBA Lifetime member who personally funded this scholarship opportunity.

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The CC Presidents Scholarship

Win a Presidents Scholarship and take your career to the next level! Regular members of Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC), Cosmetólogos Latinos® (CL), American Association for Esthetics® (AAE) and International Nail Technicians Association® (INTA) can apply for up to $2,500 a year ($7,500 lifetime maximum) for advanced classes and seminars.

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Buy-Rite Annual Scholarship

Buy-Rite Beauty has always made a point to promote the hairstylist, cosmetology & beauty industry as a growing career field. From working directly with local salons to donating products to beauty schools, supporting the industry has always been a staple of our business. Buy-Rite Beauty will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a hairstylist or cosmetology student who best exemplifies our core beliefs.

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Keller International $1000 Beauty School Scholarship

Keller International now offers a unique cosmetology scholarship opportunity for one student each year as a way to alleviate some of the financial burden they accrue during their educational journey. The winner of this contest will be rewarded $1000.00 towards their tuition fees! Read the fine print and make sure you follow their directions!

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DermaMed Solutions Aesthetic Education Award

DermaMed Solutions is proud to support the education of Aestheticians with the Aesthetic Education Award! DermaMed’s scholarship contributes up to $1,000 to an accredited aesthetic program for your educational expenses.

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