Minerva Beauty has officially announced the Minerva Scholarship recipients of 2020. Each year, Minerva Beauty partners with the Professional Beauty Association to award scholarships to three students currently enrolled in a cosmetology program based in the United States. The grand prize recipient receives a $5,000 scholarship and the 1st and 2nd runner ups are awarded $2,500 of scholarship funds.

The 2nd runner up for the 2020 Minerva Scholarship is Lacie Hosea. Lacie has been awarded $2,500 towards pursuing her cosmetology degree at Michiana Beauty College in Zeeland, MI. Traverse City Beauty College student Grace Smith is the 1st runner up and has also won $2,500 of scholarship funds. The 2020 grand prize recipient of the Minerva Scholarship worth $5,000 is Brianne Doyle of Capilo School of Hair Design in Augusta, ME. 

“Minerva Beauty would like to offer a big congratulations to all three scholarship recipients, and we wish you the best of luck on your future endeavors with the beauty industry,” says Jay Rawl, Minerva Beauty President. “As a company, we are passionate about growing the beauty industry and helping students achieve their goals in pursuing a career in cosmetology.”

As a proud Visionary Member of the Professional Beauty Association, Minerva Beauty is dedicated to supporting the PBA’s mission to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives. Administered by the Professional Beauty Association Foundation and funded by Minerva Beauty, the 2021 Minerva Scholarship application form is now live for students to apply. Visit the Pro Beauty Scholarships page to learn more and apply today. The application deadline is August 31, 2021.

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