Beauty Scholar

We created the Sephora Scholarship Program to EMPOWER diverse students who are pursuing a licensed career in beauty through professional training and education. This annual program provides participants enrolled in eligible cosmetology and esthetician schools with tuition assistance, a paid internship with Sephora, firsthand industry experience, mentorship, and access to open roles following graduation. Upon program completion, participants will also receive ongoing support through an alumni network and resources. The 2024 program will run from April through September. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS Attend (1) Sephora sponsored virtual session per month on educational topics related to the pursuit of a career in beauty. These informative presentations will be hosted by leading beauty brands, industry insiders and Sephoraxe2x80x99s Pro Team. Complete a 6-month internship in a Sephora store. This is a paid internship, and you are expected to complete a minimum of 4 in-store hours per week for the duration of the internship. Scheduling will be determined by store management and will try to accommodate your schedule to the best of their ability. Your store experience will include the following learnings and insights. How to deliver exceptional customized paid service experiences including product knowledge, applications, and lessons in makeup and skincare. How Sephora stores operate with special emphasis on the Licensed Beauty Advisor role. You will also be expected to assist with the day-to-day store activities. Those activities include but are not limited to assisting with hygiene/cleaning protocols, product replenishment, loss prevention programs, client sampling program, etc. Remain enrolled and in good standing in an eligible school for the duration of the internship. If you are unable to complete your school program and/or are not in good standing, Sephora may seek to be reimbursed or not disperse funds if they have not been sent. Participate in our beauty scholar community to network and support fellow members in addition to receiving additional resources and training. SCHOLARSHP PROGRAM AND INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY For the internship portion of the program, applicants must be able to show proof of authorization to work in the United States and be able to physically report to one of our locations. Applicants may submit applications between 1/02/24 and 3/31/2024. Finalists will be notified by the end of March. You must be enrolled in an accredited cosmetologist and/or esthetician program with a start date between 1/1/2024 and 4/1/2024. Applicant must be age 18 or older as of 1/1/2024. Applicants should have demonstrated experience working in or supporting underrepresented communities of color and/or self-identify as a member of an underrepresented minority group Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need by qualifying for, and be approved to receive, financial assistance from the school in which they are enrolled. The maximum scholarship award amount is $7,500.00 per selected applicant. The scholarship award will be paid directly to the school you are enrolled in and will go towards the cost of tuition and fee. Please consult with a tax professional as to whether the payment will result in any additional tax liability. A follow up survey will be sent in March to those making the interview round to gather this information. Example: If you have a $10,000 balance with your school, we will pay $7,500. If you have a $4,500 balance, we will pay $4,500. Current or former Sephora employees are not eligible. INTERESTED IN APPLYING? Applications will close by 3/31/2024. Please include your resume with your application (if you do not have one, please submit a document with your contact information and school history).

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