The Barber schools are learning institutions that are principally concerned about studying the hair as well as hair forms and its structures. Even though the courses for barbering are frequently taught at beauty and cosmetology schools, there are still independent barber schools that are designed exclusively to educate the profession of barbering. Students interested in taking up barbering programs, but cannot afford schooling, may turn to grants for barber schools.
Alice Madden Barton Cosmetology School Scholarship Program Grants
This program, which is supported by Minneapolis’ Great Clips, Inc., is awarding scholarships to all students in high school and students who want to pursue career in barbering or cosmetology in general. The assistance they offer is solely intended for the cosmetology or barbering school expenses. The grants for barber school are always handed out yearly and twice in the year with the deadline of June 30 and December 31. The application form can be downloaded at this website: http://www.greatclips.com/stylists/~/media/www/Files/about-us/scholarships/AMB%20App.ashx. The completely filled up form is to be submitted by mail to this address:
Great Clips, Inc.
Attn: Terry Booyse
7700 France Avenue South, Suite 425
Minneapolis, MN 55435
You can also fax the documents at this number: 952-844-3444. Call Great Clips, Inc for more details at 952-746-6462.
Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Grants
Another foundation, the Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship, is supporting the education of students interested in the field of cosmetology as well as barbering. This foundation is giving grants for barber school as well as cosmetology schools that will assist them in their tuition fees. The cash grants are amounting to $1,000.00 per recipient. The cash grants for barber school go straight to the school of the recipient for payment for his/her tuition. The cash assistance by the foundation is aimed to assist deserving students in their professional training.. The application process for the scholarship grant is available online. Visit the foundation’s website at www.joefrancis.com for more details about it.