Scholarship Opportunities

There are numerous scholarships out there. Do some research and apply! There are many in your own local communities. Here are a few websites you can check out. Make sure to meet the deadlines.

Altoona Beauty School offers the ACE GRANT to all cosmetology students

To receive this grant students are required to complete information prior to enrolling:

  1. Have a Salon or Spa to mentor the student while enrolled.
  2. Complete the ACE Grant application
  3. Obtain two professional references (not family member)
  4. Write a 500 word essay of your career goals, how you will achieve them, and why you are deserving of the ACE Grant.

Requirements while enrolled and before completing 900 hours to receive the funds.

  1. Maintain satisfactory academic progress in attendance at all times.
  2. Maintain satisfactory academic progress of GPA at all times.
  3. Student cannot have any violations resulting in probation or suspension

Please Note: The ACE Grant is awarded to students upon reaching 900 clock hours in the Cosmetology Program. All requirements must be met in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

ABS Student Teacher Scholarship – $500.00 to any ABS graduate enrolling to further education in the student teacher program within six months of graduation.

Student Testimonials

  • I feel fully prepared to go into the industry from here and use the skills I have learned to help me advance in my career. This school feels like home and I am so grateful for everyone especially my coaches. Hannah J.

    The school offers a lot of support to their students. The staff is willing to help students to the best of their ability. The education is excellent, and the hands-on training far exceeded my expectations.

    Crystal J