Students get a leg up with this new combined scholarship.

Students get a leg up with this new combined scholarship.


MY SALON Suite, a co-working style space where salon professionals provide beauty services to their clients in private suites, announced the inaugural recipients of its scholarship program for current beauty school students. Through a partnership with the Professional Beauty Association, PBA Charities, about 850 aspiring salon professionals pursuing a license in cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, nail technology, or massage therapy submitted their applications for the opportunity to receive $1,000 each toward their industry education.

MY SALON Suite Scholarship Recipients

  • Jaleesa Brown of Lacey, WA
  • Kirsten Johnson of Shelton, NE
  • Hailey Moreno of Adelanto, CA
  • Itzi Ortiz Jimenez of San Jose, CA
  • Tatum Wolford of Greencastle, PA

In addition, current MY SALON Suite members applied throughout 2023 for scholarships to support their continuing education as licensed beauty professionals. The list of 100 Members awarded $250 each is available here.

“MY SALON Suite was created to be a place for beauty entrepreneurs to open and grow their very own salons, surrounded by a supportive community of fellow business owners and provided with the tools and resources to make their dreams come true. As part of our commitment to the beauty of giving back, it is an absolute honor to help aspiring beauty professionals work toward their career goals and boost our current Members on their journeys to continued success. We look forward to expanding the program in years to come to support even more talented stylists.”

— Stacy Eley, Brand President of Suite Management Franchising, Franchisor of MY SALON Suite

All scholarships are provided through MY SALON Suite’s Suite Relief Fund, built on donations made by MY SALON Suite members and franchise partners and administered by PBA Charities. Completed applications are reviewed and scholarships awarded by a committee appointed by the chair of the Beauty Professional/NCA section of the Professional Beauty Association.

For more information on the program, visit MY SALON Suite’s Suite Relief Fund.

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