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Hair Loss Scholarship

Scholarship For Students With Hair Loss

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. 

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. 

Why Hair Loss?

Wigs.com is proud to be a leading choice of wigs, hairpieces and alternative hair for men and women who suffer from various forms of hair loss. Wigs.com works closely with many clients who have alopecia, cancer, and a range of illnesses, disorders and diseases causing partial or complete loss of hair. The relationship with these men and women has become the foundation for an entire community of support and education both about wig wear and care, as well as causes and treatments for hair loss. Learn more on our page Why Wigs.com

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 gracie@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 (download PDF here)

 

Please note that the deadline for applications to be submitted is July 16th, 2020 and is for the fall 2020 semester. The scholarship will be awarded within 30 days of the deadline. 

 

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