Scholarships Information

AHBAI Scholarships

The American Health and Beauty Aids Institute or the AHBAI Fred Luster, Sr. Education Foundation offers scholarships specifically to cosmetology students.

AACS Scholarships

AACS has several new scholarships available to students. Information can be found at their web site.

OPI Scholarships

OPI's offers multiple scholarships for Cosmetology students attending AACS member schools in the amount of each from through the Schaeffer Family Foundation. Recipients are based on an essay and one industry recommendation. For more information visit them.

Beauty Schools Marketing Group

Beauty Schools Marketing Group is offering a $2,500 cosmetology school scholarship to help cosmetology school students live their dreams! Apply for the Beauty Schools Marketing Group scholarship.

Dream Shears/Trade Essentials Scholarships

Dream Shears and Trade Essentials awards multiple Cosmetology students attending AACS member schools scholarships in the amount of compliments of Dream Shears and Trade Essentials. For specific deadlines and requirements visit them.

Farouk Systems USA/AACS Cosmetology Scholarship

Farouk Systems USA/AACS awards students attending AACS member schools scholarships in the amount of $1,000 provided by Farouk Systems USA. For annual deadlines and requirements view their requirements.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship awards $1,000 scholarships for students enrolled or applying for enrollment to a barber or cosmetology school. Esthetician or Nail training students are not eligible. For more details visit this site.

The NCEA Esthetician Scholarship

The NCEA Esthetician Scholarship awards $1,000 toward their education while meeting certain requirements such as financial circumstances, attendance and maintaining acceptable grades. Application deadlines are quarterly and can be found at their web site.

Pat Goins Memorial Scholarship

The Pat Goins Memorial Scholarship Program awards multiple $1,000 scholarships to Cosmetology Students attending AACS member schools. For more information visit them.

Sport Clips Scholarship

Sport Clips Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity available through AACS, which is awarding multiple $1,000 scholarships for Cosmetology students who attend AACS member schools. Only one scholarship recipient will be chosen from an individual school per year for the program.


Prospective students should request information, an application and salon assessment for the ACE Grant Program from the Beauty and Barber Supply Institute by calling (800) 468-2272. ACE Grant application, salon assessment and proof of high school graduate or GED should be sent to the Yuri Academy of Cosmetology. The ACE Grant organization will formally inform the awarding student.

Student Financial Aid

ACE is at the forefront in working with Congress on policies that maximize federal support for all students, with a particular focus on low-income and historically under-served communities.
If you have any questions regarding the 2013-2014 Federal Pell Grant Payment and Disbursement Schedules, please contact our Research and Customer Care Center staff. Staff members are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) at 1-800-433-7327. After hours calls will be accepted by an automated voice response system. Callers leaving their names and phone numbers will receive a return call the next business day.