The 2017 Scholarship Application is now Closed


Casal Aveda Institute will be awarding one FULL PAID scholarship in Cosmetology and one FULL PAID scholarship in Esthiology on SundayApril 23, 2017!


2016 Casal Aveda Institute Cosmetology Scholarship Winner

Contest details

  • Please complete the following questions and submit via the website form by Friday April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm.

  • The show will be held at the Mill Creek Park Rose Garden inside of The Davis Center, located at 123 McKinley Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio 44509.
  • The Cosmetology Contest is based on the model that has the best-finished, total look (hair style & makeup).
  • The Esthiology Contest is judged by the best makeup application.
  • Both contest are expected to have the wardrobe for the models be an ALL BLACK attire. Accessories are permitted to be colored. They will need to be fully finished; dressed, prior to leaving the institute for The Davis Center. 
  • Esthiology contestants must have their model’s hair pulled away from their face. Contestants are judged on the best look of the model’s makeup.
  • Cosmetology contestants, No cutting or chemical services will be performed on the models the day of the competition, you will be responsible for the overall style of the models hair and makeup, you will not be judged on the haircut or color of your model’s hair. 
  • When Cosmetology and Esthiology contestants arrive, there will be a before picture taken that will be given to the judges that evening so they can judge the best before and after model.
  • The day of the competition you will be given 2.5 hours to complete the models hair makeup and clothing, you are required to bring all of your own supplies and products to perform these tasks.
  • The show for all family and friends to attend will begin at 3:00pm. Please let your guests know they will be permitted downstairs at 2:00pm. Not before. 
  • There is a $10.00 DONATION at the door. The donations will be given to The Sierra Club of the Mahoning Valley.

Contest Rules

  • Contestants must work alone on their model.
  • Contestants and Models with any prior industry training or schooling are NOT eligible to participate.
  • To be eligible to compete you must be in your last year of high school, a high school graduate, or have a GED.
  • All models must be 13 years or older and cannot be a male or child. Contestants must complete both the essay and question section of the application via the Casal Aveda website submission form. It must be submitted by Friday April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm.
  • It is not a requirement to enroll prior to the competition, if chosen as a winner you may register after that evening.
  • Those selected to compete will be contacted. 
  • The judging panel will be comprised of stylists, salon owners and alumni industry professionals. 
  • Finalists will be scored on their essay, model transformation (before and after) and over all look of the model. Each category will count for 1/3 of the total score. 
  • All winners will be selected on merit. Casal Aveda Institute will not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, creed, or any other characteristics protected by law. 

If you have any further questions please contact Courtney Jordan (Director of Admissions) at 330-792-6504 ext.104 or cjordan@casalaveda.com.