February 6, 2024
Making Education Affordable: How to Land a Scholarship at Our Cosmetology School
Queen Beauty Institute is a beacon of opportunity for those dreaming of a career in the beauty industry. Administrator and instructor Teka Le describes our goal: “QBI Cosmetology School is on a mission to empower aspiring beauty professionals in Pennsylvania through comprehensive training programs… We firmly believe that talent and passion should surpass financial constraints. Our students’ diverse backgrounds enrich our community, and by ensuring accessibility, we empower individuals to excel in the beauty industry.”
QBI is committed to imparting essential beauty industry skills as we strive to make beauty education accessible. Inclusivity is integral to everything we do. Our community-centered location in the diverse northeast Philly area, flexible payment plans, and a 30-day grace period for payments after graduation ensure that students can invest in themselves and pursue a future in the beauty industry. In addition, we offer scholarships to both new and returning students. This guide will walk you through everything from eligibility to application, selection criteria, and even how scholarships are disbursed.
Eligibility Criteria for QBI Cosmetology School Scholarship
Dreaming of a scholarship at Queen Beauty Institute? See if you meet the eligibility criteria. Here’s what you need to qualify:
- You must be a new or returning student: Applicants must be either new students enrolling at Queen Beauty Institute or returning students applying for a new program.
- Video submission: Showcase your passion in a 3-5 minute video. Post your video on Instagram and TikTok. Remember to tag @queenbeautyinstitute. Submit by the class enrollment date for the program of your choice.
- Explain why you’re drawn to this field and answer three critical questions:
- What’s your dream job in the beauty industry, and where do you see yourself in five years?
- Why is education key to your future success?
- Why is winning this scholarship crucial for you?
Why do we ask that our students submit a video to apply? Teka explains: “Video submissions offer a dynamic and engaging way for applicants to convey their passion, aspirations, and reasons for pursuing the Queen Beauty Institute Scholarship. It’s a medium that fosters creativity and provides valuable insights into their potential as future beauty professionals.” If you’re eager to prove that cosmetology school is the right choice for you, start filming! Think of what makes your love of beauty unique based on your story, and think of a creative way to share that with us. We’re excited to see your creative ideas!
Selection of Scholarship Winners
Now, let’s explore what scholarships are available and how much each one is worth. There is a scholarship that corresponds with each QBI program except for Natural Hair Braiding.
Awards per Program include:
- Nail Technology: $1,000
- Esthetic: $2,000
- Teacher Program: $1,500
- Cosmetology: $5,000
You’re probably curious about when the results are announced. Winners are revealed two weeks after class starts, so keep your ears open! Our committee looks for clarity, passion, commitment, and potential in your video, along with complete answers to all questions. So, if all those factors are present in your submission, you can win. Good luck!
Disbursement of Scholarships
The disbursement of our scholarships refers to the way that funds are distributed. Here are the details of when funds are received after winning:
- Timing: Scholarships are awarded after reaching specific Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) hours:
- Cosmetology: 450, 900, 1250 hours
- Teacher: 250, 500 hours
- Esthetic: 150, 300 hours
- Nail Technology: 100, 200 hours
Remember that scholarship funds go directly toward your tuition at Queen Beauty Institute, ensuring that your hard-earned prize is applied towards attaining your career goals. Our cosmetology school scholarships are more than a discount on your tuition. It represents accessible beauty industry training and facilitates the next step in your career journey.
Let your passion shine through your video; you might be the next recipient of this exciting opportunity. Your journey in the beauty world starts here!
Are you ready to start beauty school?
Contact Queen Beauty Institute to learn more!