Hair Loss In Women Scholarship

At Hair Loss in Women, we recognize the steep cost of college tuition and the expenses that come along with it. Expenses like housing, books and supplies sure add up. In an effort to make things a little easier, we are proud to offer a biannual $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or planning on attending college.

We are accepting scholarship applications through December 1, 2017 for the Winter semester.

We have outlined the application information below. If you have any more questions, please contact us through the form. One of our volunteers will answer your inquiry as soon as possible.

The essay topic focuses on an issue about which our organization is truly passionate. We want you to tell us about the psychological impact hair loss often has on society. Men and women both can apply. The focus does not have to be limited to the impact that hair loss on women but should remain focused on hair loss.

Overview

  • Biannual $1,000 scholarship awarded to up to one student each semester.
  • The committee will review applications that meet the eligibility criteria. Consideration is limited to applications completed in full.
  • Applications are due April 1 for Fall semester and December 1 for the Winter semester.
  • Finalists will be notified via email.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • There is NO gender requirement on this essay
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “good standing” (i.e. currently enrolled)
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)

Essay Topic

In order to apply, applicants must submit a typed essay that answers the following questions.

  1. Why is hair an important part of confidence in society?
  2. How are people that experience hair loss often psychologically impacted by hair loss?
  3. What can people do that are affected by hair loss to maintain positive self esteem?

Application

The total essay length should be between 1,000 and 2,000 words. All essays should be submitted no later than April 1 for Fall semester and December 1 for the Winter semester.

Please attach your essay submission. If you are a finalist, we will request an unofficial academic transcript and proof of enrollment.

Hair Loss in Women is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This includes the collection, storage, use, access, and disposal of all student information and data obtained through the application process. This data will only be used for reviewing applications and selecting recipients and never for commercial purposes.