Beauty Changes Lives Accepting Scholarship Entries

The American Association of Cosmetology Schools, Beauty Changes Lives Foundation, and some of the biggest names in the beauty and wellness introduced Beauty Changes Lives scholarships. The competition funds $2,000 tuition beauty school scholarships to individuals planning a career in cosmetology, esthetics, nails, barbering, or massage at a qualified cosmetology school. Scholarship entry information is available at Each applicant must submit a one-to-three minute video or an essay of up to 500 words that answers the following questions: “How does beauty change lives?” and “How will you change lives as a beauty and wellness professional?” Scholarship entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, December 3.

Entries will be evaluated by a panel of professionals working in the beauty and wellness industry. Judges will consider each applicant’s creativity, grammar, and presentation, along with the impact the applicant aspires to make as a beauty and wellness professional and the number of online votes each applicant receives. “I am continually amazed by people who tell me they always dreamed of working in the beauty and wellness industry but did not receive the support to make their dream a reality," says Lynelle Lynch, board of directors president of Beauty Changes Lives Foundation. "In addition to providing scholarships, Beauty Changes Lives showcases the extraordinary careers in the beauty and wellness industry and highlights the successful career paths within this creative and financially rewarding industry."