Inspiration Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute! The beauty industry is an exciting, challenging and rewarding profession. The demand for artistic talent is great and growing every day. If you have a passion for beauty and enjoy helping people feel good about themselves, this profession is for you!

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute is pleased to offer this unique scholarship opportunity to a number of future professionals. Jean Madeline may award up to 5 scholarship applicants per cosmetology class, per campus a scholarship award of $750 towards his or her tuition deposit.


  1. Must meet all admissions requirements and receive acceptance to the Jean Madeline Aveda Institute.
  2. Complete and return the Scholarship Application by the deadline for chosen class.
  3. Submit a written essay response or submit a video response.
    • Video or essay must be completed by applicant.
    • Essay must be between 700 and 1000 words and may be written or typed
    • Video must be between 1 ½ and 2 minutes in length
  4. Scholarship available to full time and part time cosmetology students only
  5. Scholarship application and all requirements must be completed by 28 calendar days prior to the applied for start date
  6. Individuals may apply for the Inspiration Scholarship only once per calendar year
  7. Award is valid towards applied class on Scholarship application only.
  8. Award is not transferable to future classes or applicants other than applicant selected for award.

Scholarship applications are available at each campus, online at or contact our Admissions office at 1-877-SAY-JEAN (1-877-729-5326). Scholarships are open to all accepted Cosmetology candidates. If you have any questions concerning this application, please call the number listed above. Applications must be received by the deadline date and include all required elements. The Jean Madeline Aveda Institute Scholarship Committee makes all scholarship decisions. There may be additional Financial Aid assistance available for those that qualify.

For tips on writing an essay, click here!

Click here to download the Inspiration Scholarship Application. 

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