MY SALON Suite Launches Scholarship Program to Support Educational Goals of Current and Prospective Beauty Professionals
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MY SALON Suite Launches Scholarship Program to Support Educational Goals of Current and Prospective Beauty Professionals

National salon suite brand awards $30,000 to help beauty entrepreneurs grow their careers through education

May 03, 2023 // // Carrollton, TX - MY SALON Suite, a co-working style space where salon professionals provide beauty services to their clients in private, fully equipped, custom suites, has partnered with the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) Foundation to award $30,000 in scholarship opportunities designed to support beauty school students and licensed professionals seeking to grow their careers through continuing education.

The MY SALON Suite Scholarship will offer five $1,000 scholarships to students intending to attend school resulting in a license in cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, nail technology or massage therapy. The deadline to apply is August 15, 2023. Additional information and the application are available here.

Separately, 25 $250 scholarships are being awarded quarterly to current MY SALON Suite Members for industry-related continuing education. The first group of winners are listed below:

  • Damaris Alderete, Thornton, CO
  • Haili Baranco, Oakland, CA
  • Nichole Chiodo, Unionville Center, OH
  • Paige Columbres, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Rachel Cressionnie, Metairie, LA
  • Maribel Deras, Houston, TX
  • Monique Dukes, Pineville, NC
  • Shayna Galicia, Broomfield, CO
  • Kelli Gallagher, Metairie, LA
  • Andrea Gil, San Jose, CA
  • Katlyn Hammonds-Fisher, Fleming Island, FL
  • Samantha Myers, Clover, SC
  • Alexandra Neuls, Houston, TX
  • Mahogany Porter, Glenn Heights, TX
  • Andrea Ramirez, Fort Myers, FL
  • Ophel Rose Ramirez, Cocoa, FL
  • Shamate Reid Brown, Oakland, CA
  • Andrea Reyes, Houston, TX
  • Ashley Richardson, Acworth, GA
  • Candice Ross, Dallas, TX
  • Christy Russell, Erie, CO
  • Harriet Simms, Fairburn, GA
  • Ebony Nichole Thompson- Cottledge, Houston, TX
  • Natalie Verile, Parsippany, NJ
  • Kathleen Viviano, Lutz, FL

Remaining deadlines for current Members to apply this year are June 15, 2023, September 15, 2023, and December 15, 2023.

All scholarships are funded through donations made by MY SALON Suite Members and Franchise Partners and administered by the PBA Foundation. Completed applications will be reviewed and scholarships awarded by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Beauty Professional / NCA section of the Professional Beauty Association.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer financial support to prepare talented and deserving students for the next phase of their careers, while supporting the continued growth and creativity of current MY SALON Suite Members,” said Stacy Eley, brand president of Suite Management Franchising, franchisor of MY SALON Suite. “As a company focused on the beauty of giving back, we believe it is important to equip our community of beauty entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed and flourish – whether they are just getting started in the industry or seeking to add to their professional skill sets.”

Please visit PBA Foundation’s Scholarship website to review the MY SALON Suite Scholarship Terms, Conditions and Eligibility Rules and complete the online application in full by the due dates.

About MY SALON Suite

MY SALON Suite is a nationwide franchise of turnkey beauty salon suite studios that allows independent salon professionals to provide beauty services to their own respective clients. The co-working style space is the latest concept in the beauty services industry bringing together a collection of independent beauty professionals in one luxurious location. Founded in 2010, MY SALON Suite has since expanded to more than 270 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

MY SALON Suite has been recognized as a leading franchise opportunity by some of the most prestigious business lists, including the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 and the Inc. 5000. With industry-leading knowledge, operational processes and support services, MY SALON Suite helps franchise owners successfully build, open and manage upscale private salon suite facilities for highly qualified, established beauty service professionals, who are ready to make an investment in themselves and their professional success by running their own salon business.

For more information about MY SALON Suite, please visit:

About Professional Beauty Association

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is the largest and most inclusive trade organization representing the entire beauty industry. PBA exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives and is the only national organization to represent the entire beauty industry. Our members include manufacturers, distributors, salons, spas, schools, independent practitioners, students and industry suppliers. PBA is dedicated to advocating and fighting for the rights of the beauty industry, enhancing professionalism, and committed to the long-term success of the stylist and the businesses that employ and support them. For more information on membership levels and dues please visit:



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