Dream Shears/Trade Essentials
AACS Scholarship Application 2010

Through the ACE Scholarship Program, 10 worthy Cosmetology Students who are attending AACS member schools will each be awarded a $500 scholarship provided by Dream Shears/Trade Essentials and AACS.

A selection committee will review all eligible applications. Schools may make as many copies of the application as needed. There is no limit to the number of applicants from a member school but there will be a limit of one scholarship recipient chosen from an individual school per year for this program. The scholarship will be applied toward tuition and education expenses owed to the school. The check will be made payable to the school on behalf of the student. The scholarship recipient’s name may be used in marketing and promotional pieces as well as use on the web.

Applicants must be at least midway through their training and in good standing as of the submission date. Applicants must have maintained at least 80% attendance, 80% grade average and demonstrate financial need. The application must also be verified by a school official.

All fields are required. An incomplete application will automatically be disqualified.

Date: Applicants Name:


City: State:




Start Date:


Program Required Hours:

Completed Hours:

Grade Average:

Attendance Average:

School Name:

AACS Member School?


City: State:




Website Address:

Did/will you receive a Pell Grant in 2010?

If yes, how much?

Please attach a 500-800 word typed essay based upon the following:
1. Why you feel you should be considered for this scholarship from a financial standpoint?
2. Why did you decide to pursue a career in cosmetology?

The following is to be filled out by a school official.

I verify that the above information is true and accurate.
School Official’s Name:



Applications must be postmarked by 9/30/10 and be returned via mail or fax to AACS - ATTN: ACE Scholarship Program

9927 E. Bell Rd., Suite 110 - Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 or fa