Financial Aid

American College of Hair Design is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Alexandria, VA, and approved by the United States Department of Education for many state and federal financial assistance programs. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may be completed online at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

American College of Hair Design Scholarship: American College of Hair Design offers a yearly Scholarship to each area high school. The Scholarship amounts are $500 for Esthetics and $1,000 for Cosmetology, and each is non-renewable. One Scholarship is awarded per high school. In order to be eligible, the candidate must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment, be of good moral character and demonstrated such in high school. Candidates should be in the upper 50 % of their graduating class and indicate an interest in Cosmetology and/or Esthetics. The high school and American College of Hair Design choose the recipients jointly. Please check your high school counselor’s office for an application.


Pell Grant and Student Loans Available: In addition to demonstrating a financial need the student must:

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time student;
  2. Have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent;
  3. Be either a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen;
  4. Be making satisfactory progress in his/her course of study; and
  5. File a statement of educational purpose and selective service registration status with the school.

Students are not eligible for a pell grant or direct loan if he or she is enrolled in an elementary or secondary school, is in default on a student loan, or owes a refund on a student grant.

Vocational Rehabilitation: Vocational Rehabilitation approves the curriculum at American College of Hair Design of Beauty Arts & Science for student financial assistance. Student applicant must receive enrollment approval by the Director of Vocational Rehabilitation prior to receiving financial assistance.

Veteran Affairs: The Division of Veteran Affairs approves the curriculum at American College of Hair Design of Beauty Arts & Science for Student Financial Assistance. Student applicants must receive enrollment approval by the Director of Veteran Affairs prior to receiving financial assistance.

Job Training Partnership Act: The Job Training Partnership for student financial assistance approves the curriculum at American College of Hair Design. Student applicant must receive enrollment approval by the Director of the Division of Job Training prior to receiving financial assistance.

Assisting student applicants with their educational funding is a major function of American College of Hair Design. The Director of Financial Aid will provide any information desired regarding student eligibility for any financial aid programs.