Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Four scholarships are awarded each year. To apply for a $1,250 Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship, for study and training in the cosmetology field, complete and mail (no faxes or emails) the application to the address below.
Be sure to also include:
1. Three letters of personal reference – the letters must be signed.
2. Personal essay (at least 250 words, typed) signed by the applicant detailing why you want to be a licensee in the cosmetology (cosmetologist, esthetician or nail technician) or barbering field, what influences have brought you to this conclusion and your future professional goals. Also include how long you have been considering a career in this field, why you feel you deserve a scholarship and how will being in the cosmetology or barbering field give back to your community.
3. Signed copy of the Scholarship rules (attached)
4. The components of the application shall include the completed application form, a signed copy of the rules, a personal essay signed by the applicant and 3 letters of personal references. All documents must be written in English and mailed (POSTMARKED) on or before May 31. (You are required to submit one original and four copies of each document or your application will NOT be considered.)

Year of Need: Trade/Technical,


Num Awards: 4

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,250

Deadline: 2018-05-31


Sponsoring Organization NIC (The National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology) Inc.
7622 Briarwood Circle
Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Person:

Phone: 501-227-8262