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Hurry! Deadlines for PBA Scholarships Are Fast Approaching

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.

For the Minerva Beauty Scholarship, five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to PBA student members currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school. The application deadline is May 31, 2015. All scholarships are funded by Minerva Beauty, a leading manufacturer and distributor of salon equipment, and administered by the PBA Foundation. Click here to apply.

PBA is also offering the 2015 PBA Hans Neumaier Scholarship. Neumaier was a PBA lifetime member who personally funded this scholarship opportunity. His career in hairdressing and the beauty business spanned 70 successful years, with 55 years as a member of NCA and PBA. A minimum of five scholarships will be awarded in 2015, with the maximum award at $1,000. The application deadline is August 31, 2015. Click here to apply.

To be eligible for either scholarship, you must be a current PBA student member enrolled full time in an accredited cosmetology school. Scholarship recipients will be chosen and notified by email. All scholarships are administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation. Applications will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the PBA Chair. All scholarship awards are final. Scholarship funds awarded must be used within one year of being awarded.

Becoming a PBA student member not only allows you access to these scholarship opportunities, but also discounted admission to industry events, access to the PBA Insurance Marketplace and scholarship opportunities, 5% discount at Sally Beauty Supply, complimentary subscription to American Salon magazine, and other offers to benefit students, such as discounted entry fees to PBA’s Beacon Program. Annual dues are $20. Click here to apply. 

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