Once a year, Avalon School of Cosmetology awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in social and applied sciences.
Avalon School of Cosmetology is a leading beauty college in the United States and seeks to make educational opportunities available to those committed to studying and school. Any student who is entering university or college as a full-time student is eligible.
Avalon School of Cosmetology hopes to help alleviate some of the financial stress for a hard working student. Avalon School of Cosmetology’s owner Brandon Pobiak thinks this kind of encouragement goes beyond a dollar sign. It shows that a company representing US identity believes in the success of its young community.
How to Apply
Deadline: Scholarships will be awarded once per year. Fall Scholarship applications must be postmarked by July 30, 2013 and will be awarded by Aug 20th, 2013.
Award: $1,000 awarded to one recipient
Eligibility: US citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in Fall 2013 or Spring of 2014.
Application: Three components must be submitted for your entry: (A) Application Form, (B) Small Writing Project, and (C) Copy of transcript.
(A) Application Form: Click to view and print: Avalon scholarship application. All fields must be answered.
(B) Small Writing Project: On a website, blog, or online forum, write a 500-800 word post that expresses your opinion of how, in addition to technical skills, business and marketing skills play an important role in the pursuit of a spa or salon business.
Criteria for evaluation: the best posts will give clear details, avoid grammatical or spelling errors, demonstrate creativity, and weave in the applicant’s personal thoughts. They must also include a link from the website or blog to the Avalon School of Cosmetology website (avalon.edu).
(C) Transcript: Include, or have sent, a current transcript (either official or an unofficial printed copy) to the address below. All materials must be postmarked by July 30, 2013 for the upcoming Fall Scholarship.
Submit: send completed application to the Scholarship Coordinator.
Mailing Address: Scholarship Coordinator, Avalon School of Cosmetology, 1107 E Bell Rd, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 85022