Have you ever wanted to become a licensed barber? Are you a cosmetologist who’s thinking of broadening their skill set into that area? Whether you’re starting from scratch or continuing your education, finding the funds is never easy. Luckily, the new Andis Nation Barber Scholarship could be your ticket. Thanks to the partnership between Andis Company and Paul Mitchell, four partial scholarships to the Paul Mitchell Barber Program are up for grabs.
Here is what you need to know:
- There are four partial scholarships available –two for cosmetologists continuing their education to become licensed barbers, and the other two for new students.
- The Judging criteria includes essays on motivation to become a barber, community involvement, and previous work experience or transferable skills applicable to the industry. The Judging panel consists of men’s grooming experts from both Andis and Paul Mitchell.
- For more on the program, keep an eye on Andis and Paul Mitchell’s Facebook and Instagram channels.
- To apply, complete the online application at andis.com/AndisNationBarberScholarship by October 29th.
Winners can expect a multifaceted curriculum, hands-on technical training and the development of fundamental business skills. Not to mention, this could all be done locally thanks to the 27 Paul Mitchell barber school locations in the US. “Our goal is to aid aspiring barbers on their journey toward a successful career in this fast- growing industry,” says Karen Formico, Andis Company Vice President of Marketing, “Andis is humbled to play a pivotal role in empowering future professionals through our partnership with Paul Mitchell Schools’ highly respected program.”
For more information on Paul Mitchell Schools’ Barbering Program visit: paulmitchell.edu/programs/barbering.
About: Andis Company, a family held business founded in 1922, is a leading manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair. The company’s products are purchased in more than 90 countries by barbers and salon professionals, consumers, hotels, motels, resorts, small animal groomers and large animal groomers and shearers. To find a local distributor, call 800-558-9441 or visit andis.com