Gene Juarez Academy offers a variety of scholarships for those who qualify.  Our Financial Services Team will assist you in determining which scholarship opportunities you qualify for to help make your dream of attending beauty school that much closer to being a reality.


Gene Juarez Academy Scholarship

  • Available to 2023 graduating high school seniors
  • $1,000 awarded to Cosmetology program applicants
  • The application is closed. Deadline is June 16, 2023; must begin classes by September, 2023

Careers That Work! Scholarship

  • Available to 2023 high school seniors applying for the Cosmetology program
  • $1,000 awarded to each graduating senior who qualifies
  • Funded by Gene Juarez Academy
  • The application is closed. Deadline is June 16, 2023; must begin classes by December 2023


College Bound

  • Available to students who signed up for the College Bound program while in middle school and met all requirements through high school graduation.
  • The amount awarded will be based on tuition rates and financial need
  • Find out more about College Bound

Beauty Changes Lives Scholarships

  • The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation offers cosmetology scholarships and celebrity mentorships throughout the year. Opportunities are available for prospective and current students, as well as licensed cosmetologists.
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American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS)

Partners with industry sponsors to offer cosmetology scholarships and grants to deserving students.

Great Clips Scholarships

  • Great Clips provides over $100,000 in scholarships to cosmetology students each year
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connects Washington students with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE

  • offers a $2,500 scholarship award twice each year to students currently enrolled in or who plan to enroll in an eligible beauty or wellness program, such as cosmetology, esthetics, massage, and more. 
  •  They also curate and manage additional scholarships available for beauty school students, as well as various trade school scholarships available for the LGBTQ+ community.
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