In addition to internal payment plan options, Federal Financial Aid and Sallie Mae® Student Loans, there are many scholarship opportunities available to our students. Organizations and corporations offer scholarships to students. Connect with the organizations and corporations in your life and ask if they offer scholarships.

Scholarships are available to future and current students, so apply to all scholarships as they become available to you. Below is a list of reputable scholarship programs affiliated with the cosmetology industry. AIP does not endorse and is not affiliated with any of these foundations. Visit, a scholarship search engine that will help you find scholarships that may be available to you.


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Other Available Scholarships:

Aveda Institute Portland knows how expensive following your dreams can be and that is why we put every beauty industry scholarship at the finger tips’ of our students. While students are highly encouraged to do research on other scholarship opportunities, public & private, Aveda Institute Portland has compiled a list of scholarships that are specifically for the Cosmetology/Esthetic education field to assist our students’ with their education costs.

Scholarship: Beauty Schools Directory

Amount: (4) $2,500 Type: Essay Deadline: July 31, 2018 Applicant: Prospective students 

Scholarship: Beauty Changes Lives

Amount: Up to $10,000 Type: Video/Essay Deadline: September 19, 2016 Applicant: Prospective & Current students  

Scholarship: Joe Francis Haircare

Amount: $1,200 Type: Essay Deadline: June 1, 2018 Applicant: Prospective & Current students 

Scholarship: PBA Sally Beauty Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Type: Essay Deadline: Undetermined - Check webside Applicant: Prospective & Current students 

Scholarship: PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Type: Essay, Attendence & Grades Deadline: May 31, 2018 Applicant: Current Students 

Scholarship: PBA Lifetime Member Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Type: Essay - Must be PBA member 

Scholarship: Alice Madden Barton

Amount: Varies Type: Essay Deadline: August 1, 2018 Applicant: Prospective & Current Students 

Scholarship: OPI & AACS ACE Scholarship

Amount:$500 Type: Essay Deadline: Applicant: Prospective & Current Students 

Scholarship: Keller Cosmetology Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Type: Video Deadline: Re-opens 2018 Applicant: Prospective & Current Students 

Scholarship: Buy-Rite Beauty Annual Scholarhip

Amount: $1,000 Type: Video Deadline:  Applicant: Prospective Students 

Scholarship: Rosy Rewards Scholarship

Amount: $500 - $1,500 Type: Essay Deadline: August 15, 2018 Applicant: Current Students 

Esthiology Scholarships

Scholarship: Amazing Lash Studio

Amount: $2,500 & Murad Skin Care Kit ($500) Type: Essay, Video & Attendance Deadline: August 13, 2018 Applicant: Prospective & New Esthetics Students 

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