The Salon Professional Academy Offering $50,000.00 In Scholarships

The Salon Professional Academy, exclusively a Redken Diamond Academy, is excited to announce they will be awarding scholarships totaling $50,000.00 for prospective cosmetology and esthetics students.

The opportunity to study the field of cosmetology in San Jose couldn’t be better. The beauty industry, including hairdressing, is expected to see tremendous growth over the next decade. According to, The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 15.7 percent employment growth for hairdressers between now and 2020. In that period of time, it is estimated that 98,400 cosmetologist positions will need to be filled.

In order to obtain a position as a cosmetologist, or hairdresser, interested applicants must first attend a cosmetology school like The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall where they will receive knowledge of the business and extensive training and preparation with hands-on experience.

Students who are already enrolled at The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall will have the opportunity to apply for one of the eight scholarships.

Cosmetology Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications require submission of an essay, presentation, or video based on topic chosen. Topics include creating a cosmetology related charity and webpage, a marketing video explaining how the applicant will change the industry, a slideshow presentation depicting the applicant’s passion for cosmetology, a salon comparison, an interview with a salon or spa owner, a story of an inspirational cosmetologist, or research of a hair related charity.

For more information on the rules and requirements or how to apply for a scholarship with The Salon Professional Academy at Westgate Mall, call the Admissions office directly at 408-579-9111 ext 117 or text “Scholarship” to 408-784-4463 and we will send you a scholarship application today!