Scholarships, Grants & Gerson Award
NCEA's Esthetician Scholarship
Eligible esthetician students can receive a $1,000 incentive scholarship while attending esthetic school. Applicants must be midway through an esthetician only training program, maintain at least 80% attendance, and 80% grade average. A selection committee comprised of NCEA members will review all applications that meet the requirements and are verified by the student's school.
Quarterly Application Deadline Dates Are:
March 1st September 1st June 1st December 1st
TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT:
To apply, complete this form and attach a one-page typed explanation* of your financial need and desire to become an esthetician. *Be sure to include your full name/address on your one-page typed explanation.
MAIL TO: NCEA Scholarship, P.O. Box 484, Ridgewood, NJ 07451-0484.
No faxes will be accepted.
Do not send application as registered mail or requiring a signature.
PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY (Illegible or incomplete applications will NOT be accepted)
TO BE VERIFIED BY SCHOOL:
Required information in order for student's application to be accepted.
Start Date Graduation Date Grade Average Attendance%
Scholarship Winner Notification
The winner will be personally contacted via phone and/or email. At that time, the winner will be asked to provide a photo and short biography. Please Note: Due to the large number of applications, NCEA is unable to send out a receipt confirmation or denial letters. The selection process can take up to 12-16 weeks. We suggest that the student join the FREE eNewsletter at www.NCEA.tv or www.NCEACertified.tv The winner will be announced through the association eNewsletter(s).
NCEA Gerson Award for Excellence in Esthetic Education
In honor of Mr. Gerson’s contribution to education of the esthetic professional, NCEA is pleased to announce the creation of the “Gerson Award for Excellence in Esthetic Education”
Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship
The deadline date for accepting applications for the Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship is May 31st, 2013. This scholarship was established by NIC in memory of Aurie J. Gosnell, the founder of the NIC National Testing Program.
Four scholarships in the amount of $1,250 are awarded each year to eligible individuals for training in cosmetology and related fields (barber, esthetics,nail technology). The application form is attached and may be downloaded from the NIC website at www.nictesting.org. Recipients of the scholarships will be announced at the annual NIC conference in August 2013.
Beauty Schools Directory
The Beauty Schools Directory scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship awarded four times per year to prospective students who wish to pursue an education and career in the beauty disciplines, including but not limited to esthetics and skin care, makeup artist training, laser hair removal and electrolysis and permanent makeup. The deadlines for this scholarship are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 every year.
There are no Education Grants available at this time.
And the winner is...
The winner of the March 2012 Scholarship is.... Brandon Doyle of the Paris Beauty College in Concord, CA. This $1,000 Scholarship is sponsored by Associated Skin Care Professionals.
Past Scholarship Winners
In Alphabetical Order
San Francisco, CA
South Jordan, UT
Tinley Park, IL
MSgt Cathryn M. Lucero
El Cajon, CA
San Francisco, CA
Paige Cameron Milke
Grand Rapids, MI
San Francisco, CA
San Diego, CA
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