Hair Loss Scholarship

Wigs.com is pleased to offer a scholarship exclusively to students that have any form of hair loss and are in need of financial aid for college tuition costs. Types of hair loss include alopecia and trichotillomania, various diseases and illnesses, as well as hair loss caused from medications such as chemotherapy treatments. This will be the first year offering this award and it has been highly anticipated. The Wigs.com Hair Loss Scholarship is for $1000 and will be awarded to a chosen student that is currently enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate (2 or 4 year) program, or accredited post secondary institution.

Annual Amount

1 $1,000

Additional Selection Criteria

Requirements and Eligibility

Those who are interested in receiving this award will be required to complete the application process, must have a form of hair loss, and currently be enrolled in a college or university. The student can either be accepted, enrolled and awaiting classes to begin OR be enrolled and currently attending classes. The applicant must submit a copy of their up-to-date academic transcripts showing a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. If the student has yet to begin college courses, they may submit their high school transcripts.

Application Process

Essay and Application

Applicants will be required to write a unique and descriptive essay with a word count of 1500-2000. The topic of this essay is as follows:

The Ways Hair Loss Has Influenced My Life and Aspirations

Students are asked to submit the following in addition to their essay by email to marketing@beautyandhair.com:

  1. High school transcripts if college courses have yet to begin OR current college transcripts
  2. Proof of college/university enrollment
  3. Completed scholarship application (2020-2021 Scholarship Application)


Deadline

July 16, 2020

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.wigs.com/pages/hair-loss-scholarship