Scholarships

The Gene Juarez Academy Financial Services Team will work to find you the best cosmetology scholarship opportunities to make your dreams of beauty school that much closer to being a reality.

These are just a few of the available scholarships for cosmetology students. Contact us to find out more about all of the cosmetology financial aid, grants and additional opportunities available to those who qualify.

Cosmetology Scholarships Specifically for High School Seniors

Gene Juarez Academy Scholarship

  • Available to 2017 high school seniors
  • $1,000 awarded to Cosmetology program applicants
  • $500 awarded to Manicuring program applicants
  • Funded by Gene Juarez Academy
  • Application deadline is June 17, 2017
  • Scholarship Requirements

Apply

Gene Juarez Academy Emerging Talent Scholarship Competition

  • Available to 2017 high school seniors applying for the Cosmetology program
  • First Place – $7,500 scholarship
  • Second Place – $5,000 scholarship
  • Third Place – FREE cosmetology kit scholarship (value $2,860)
  • Three winners will be selected between both campus locations
  • Funded by Gene Juarez Academy
  • Online application will be available starting on October 1, 2016 
  • Application deadline is March 31, 2017

Imagine America Scholarship

  • Available to 2017 high school seniors beginning January 1, 2017
  • 2016 high school graduates can apply until December 31, 2016
  • $1,000 awarded to three graduating seniors by your career counselor

Apply

Careers that Work! Scholarship

  • Available to 2017 high school seniors, beginning November 2016
  • $1,000 awarded to three graduating seniors by your career counselor
  • Online application required
  • Application deadline is June 16, 2017

College Bound Scholarship WA

  • Available to students who signed up for the College Bound program while in middle school
  • Scholarship amount will be based on tuition rates
  • Gene Juarez Academy is the only cosmetology school in Western Washington approved to offer this scholarship opportunity to college-bound students.
  • Find out more about College Bound

Available Scholarships

Gene Juarez Academy Merit Scholarship

  • Available to currently enrolled GJA Cosmetology students in Modules 2 – 4 that meet certain attendance and academic criteria in addition to completing an online application
  • $2,000 will be awarded to up to ten Cosmetology program applicants by Gene Juarez Academy in the fall and spring of each calendar year
  • Scholarship application will be available on our website starting October 3, 2016
  • Contact us to learn more!

Alumni Family Legacy Scholarship

  • Available to immediate family members of a Gene Juarez Academy graduate
  • $2,000 awarded to Cosmetology program applicants by Gene Juarez Academy
  • $500 awarded to Manicuring program applicants by Gene Juarez Academy
  • Contact us to learn more!

Gene Juarez Employee & Family Scholarship

  • Available to current Gene Juarez Employees & their immediate family members
  • $2,500 awarded to Cosmetology program applicants by Gene Juarez Academy
  • $500 awarded to Manicuring program applicants by Gene Juarez Academy
  • Contact us to learn more!

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships

  • The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation offers cosmetology scholarships and celebrity mentorships throughout the year. Opportunities are available for prospective & current students, as well as licensed cosmetologists.
  • Celeb Mentorship has been awarded to GJA students in recent years
  • For more information, visit beautychangeslives.org/scholarships.

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) partners with industry sponsors to offer cosmetology scholarships and grants to deserving students. Gene Juarez Academy students have been awarded the Sport Clips & Supercuts Scholarships in recent years.


marilynn“It was an amazing, unforgettable experience.”
– Marilynn Tran, Beauty Changes Lives Celeb Mentorship Recipient & GJA North Graduate

A nationally accredited cosmetology school in North Seattle and South Seattle.

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