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

  • This school has been more than amazing to me. You can really tell that the employees love their
    jobs and want the best education for everyone. I’m really glad I chose this school because I feel
    very confident with my knowledge and education along with the training procedures. I will
    absolutely recommend this school to potential students. Thank you for helping me begin my
    dream career!


    This school has given me so many opportunities. It has helped me one on one with many things
    I’ve struggled with. I would recommend this school and the staff to anyone who is interested or
    asks. The best education I could have asked for.
    Coming here was a great experience and about my disabilities which have me so much hope in
    working in the industry even while I am handicapped. Coach Becca was absolutely inspiring and
    is so dedicated to her students. I wouldn’t change a thing about my time spent here!!

  • Everyone was so helpful throughout my time here and was so kind to me dealing with outside
    responsibilities. I cannot than Jen enough for everything
    Awesome program! I don’t want to leave. Made great memories and met great people. Learned
    a bunch. I am very excited to start working. Becca is a great instructor- Thank you!!


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