Close
Industry News

Cosmetologists Chicago To Award $25,000 in Scholarships - Apply by February 17

Elizabeth Jakaitis | September 15, 2016 | 11:23 AM

Cosmetologists Chicago (CC), owner of America’s Beauty Show, proudly announces the continuation of the annual CC Presidents Scholarship program. The scholarships are granted to deserving CC members seeking advanced training in any cosmetology-related discipline.

In 2017, the Cosmetologists Chicago Scholarship Foundation will award more than $25,000 to aid the continuing education of qualified members. All professional members of CC, International Nail Technicians Association (INTA) and American Association for Esthetics (AAE) are eligible to apply for the Presidents Scholarship. All applicants have the opportunity to receive up to $2,500 a year with a $7,500 lifetime maximum.

Applications are available online at americasbeautyshow.com and must be submitted by February 17, 2017. CC scholarships are awarded on the basis on need and academic record. Recipients of scholarships may apply their scholarships to classes and workshops held during Americas Beauty Show, March 25-27, 2017, at McCormick Place West, Chicago.

SPECIAL CC TRIBUTE SCHOLARSHIPS

In addition to regular scholarships, each year Cosmetologists Chicago honors two deserving recipients with special scholarship funds through the Cosmetologists Chicago Scholarship Foundation:

The Margaret Vinci Heldt Creativity in Hairdressing Scholarship

Named after CC’s own Margaret Vinci Heldt, the creator of the iconic “Beehive” hairstyle that swept the fashion world in the 50s and 60s, this scholarship honors Margaret’s contribution to our organization and her lifelong commitment to help others through education. The funds are designated for advanced education in the art of hairstyling.

The Lisa C Newman Scholarship

To honor the memory and contributions of Lisa C. Newman, CC’s Marketing Director of more than 25 years, The Lisa C. Newman Scholarship funds are designated for advanced study in any of the disciplines of cosmetology – hair, business/salon management, nails or skin.

Past Presidents Scholarship recipients have used their funds for classes with mentors and manufactures, including:

  • Americas Beauty Show Master Classes
  • Aquage Academy
  • Lydia Sarfati Post-Graduate Skin Care Academy
  • Matrix Global Academy
  • Paul Mitchell the School
  • Toni & Guy Hairdressing AcademyTony Odishio Academy
  • Trichology Conference 
  • Vidal Sassoon Academy
  • Vivienne Mackinder


The CC Presidents Scholarship began as the Evelyn Bunge Scholarship Fund to honor a CC past president. These scholarships have helped deserving cosmetologists, salon owners, nail technicians and estheticians meet their educational and professional goals for decades.

One of the many ways CC aids in the education of its members is by granting scholarships through the Cosmetologists Chicago Scholarship Foundation to deserving cosmetologists, salon owners, nail technicians and estheticians. Additional opportunities CC provides include continuing education with CC’s First Mondays classes and offering CEUs for licensure renewal leveraging classes during America’s Beauty Show.

SAVE THE DATES!

America’s Beauty Show will take place March 25-27, 2017, at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago, IL. Registration, hotel, travel and exhibitor information can be found at americasbeautyshow.com

Originally posted on Modern Salon.

Facebook Comments

More from Industry News

Salon Today 200 When Ayla lost her hair during treatment for a rare form of leukemia, her sister and several members of her Brownie troop decided they wanted to donate hair to Wigs for Kids. The team at Impressions in Mequon, WI, made that happen, and here Ayla makes the first cut.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Philanthropy

Stacey Soble | December 5, 2016

When salons and spas participate in community charities or organize their own philanthropic activity, they often are acting from the heart. But the goodwill generated from these activities serves as a powerful marketing tool and can propel both personal and professional growth. Here are our 2017 Salon Today 200 honorees in the category of Philanthropy.

Salon Today 200 The team at Rock Paper Scissor SalonSpa in Santa Fe, NM.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Employee Education

Stacey Soble | December 3, 2016

For the most successful service providers, education is a career-long process. The best salons develop systems to strengthen the skills and confidnece of their newest team members, whicle encouraging their seasoned staff to continually stretch by brining education into the salon or supporting those who venture out to seek new skills. Find out which salons received top honors in the Salon Today 200 by developing strong education programs.

Salon Today 200 The team from Tulip Salon & Spa in Fredericksburg, Virgina.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Technology

Stacey Soble | December 10, 2016

Meet the 2017 Salon Today 200 Honorees in the category of Technology. In today's fast-paced world, technology plays a critical role in boosting a salon and spa to the next lever--from communicating with guests, measuring and motivating team members and keeping all systems running strong.

Salon Today 200 The team from Local Honey in Greensboro, NC.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Growth, Part Two

Stacey Soble | December 12, 2016

Meet the second half of our 2017 Salon Today 200 Growth Honorees. When a salon or spa masters a number of best business practices, it often fuels its growth. The resulting momentum, as well as the extra resources, often encourage the business and its team to continue to expand as they seek success.

Salon Today 200 The team from The Circle Salon on retreat at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, IL.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Salon Culture

December 9, 2016

Announcing the 2017 Honorees in the category of Salon Culture. Culture is that invisible, yet tangilbe, energy that binds and propels a team and attracts clients. A strong culture is hard to define and even more difficult to build. But when mastered, these salons are unstoppable.

Load More