The manufacturer of Smooth ‘N Shine, Schwarzkopf & Henkel, is now accepting applications for the 2013 Smooth ‘N Shine Cosmetology Scholarship. High school seniors and graduates who are enrolled in, or are planning to enroll in, a cosmetology program can enter for a chance to win a $25,000 grand prize scholarship or a $1,000 scholarship, ten of which will be awarded.
About the Scholarship
Henkel is a worldwide company that offers brands and technologies in beauty care, laundry and home care, and adhesive technologies. They produce such popular brands as Loctite, Schwarzkopf, persil, and more. The company has around 47,000 employees sold over $21 billion in products in 2011.
The company hopes that this scholarship will promote cosmetology education by inspiring and helping students earn a cosmetology license so they can become successful in the beauty industry.
Eligibility and Application Requirements
In order to apply, eligible applicants must complete the full official application and cover sheet and submit it, along with required materials, no later than October 31, 2012. Eligible candidates for the scholarship must be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or holder of a GED and must submit proof. In addition, all applicants must submit letters of recommendation from two current or former employers or teachers. In addition, the applicant must be enrolled in or have plans to enroll in an accredited program that will result in the earning of a hairstyling degree and license. To complete the application process, eligible candidates must write and submit a 500-800 word typewritten essay on the topic “Describe the qualities you possess that will make you ‘shine’ in cosmetology school, and how this degree will help you ‘shine’ in your career.”
Winners will be announced by January 15, 2013. The deadline for submitting applications and materials is closing in, so download your application at http://www.probeauty.org/docs/smoothshine_application.pdf today and turn in all required materials and essay as soon as possible for the best chance of winning.
Cosmetology is a fantastic career that offers a world of opportunity, even in the worst economic times. If you have dreams of becoming a professional hairstylist, this scholarship can help you make your dreams come true.