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Elite has established a scholarship program dedicated to offering a limited number of scholarships annually. We provide scholarships to empower and encourage individuals to pursue a career in nail technology. Along with the generosity of our donors and partners we invest into these scholarships to provide opportunities for individuals to fast track their journey to licensure in a skilled trade as a Manicurists. Selected recipients are awarded up to $1500 for those that qualify. All scholarships are paid directly to the school, not to the student. Contact the school for more info on availability; eligibility requirements and deadlines to apply for scholarships.


Elite’s Scholarship Program:

  • provides financial support for the education of qualified candidates.

  • benefits the business community through well-educated employees.

  • was designed to assist candidates gain a skill and a trade.

  • connects students with direct access to training and development.

  • exposes students to the nail technology industry and helps students gain licensure after successful completion of school.



To apply students must meet the following criteria:

  • enrolled in our manicure program

  • financially disadvantaged 

  • from disadvantage backgrounds (abused woman, homeless; living in a shelter

  • must be a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident


Application Process

To apply for this scholarship, please contact the school. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All information submitted will be maintained in confidence and used solely for purposes of analyzing the scholarship application.

Selection Process

Recipients are selected by a Scholarship Committee who carefully review all applications. Recipients will be notified by mail or phone.  Prior to fund distribution, recipients will be contacted to verify personal information, including their social security number, and to obtain a recent photograph (digital or print only; cell phone photographs cannot be accepted).

All scholarships are paid directly to the school, not to the student.

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