2023 Multimedia Makeup Academy of Esthetics, Cosmetology + Special FX Scholarship

You could be awarded up to $1,000 towards your education at Multimedia Makeup Academy.

MMA Scholarship
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  • Applicants must be accepted but not yet enrolled with Multimedia Makeup Academy located in Michigan. Participants cannot be enrolled with another school of similar educational background during the time of awarding/distribution of the scholarship.
  • Only ONE Multimedia Makeup Academy scholarship may be granted to an applicant. Scholarships cannot be combined with any additional MMA promotions or incentives.
  • The applicant must meet the educational requirements for enrollment at Multimedia Makeup Academy.
  • Applicants must maintain a satisfactory academic performance, or they may lose their scholarship at any time while at Multimedia Makeup Academy.

Scholarship Details

  • All Applicants will be considered regardless of their prior level of industry experience. Submissions will be reviewed by Multimedia Makeup Academy’s scholarship committee, all decisions made will be final.
  • Those who successfully complete and comply with the guidelines and regulations upon being selected by our committee may be awarded up to $1,000. IF there are no eligible applicants, the scholarships will be voided.
  • Scholarships awarded will be credited to the students MMA account, and will be distributed in TWO installments one before program completion and one at the end of all your program hours.
  • Scholarships may ONLY be applied to tuition. They are not eligible to be used towards kits and/or uniforms.
  • Scholarship winners must meet ALL admission requirements for Multimedia Makeup Academy.

Scholarship Makeup Application Video/Verbal Essay

Multimedia Makeup Academy’s scholarship committee will review all submitted scholarship entries that follow the requirements listed below.

Scholarship applicants must submit:

  • A 3-5 minute video, along with
  • The completed scholarship application
  • The social media handle in which you are uploading the video to
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Judging criteria includes:

  • Creativity +the content itself
  • Applicant’s enthusiastic drive for the industry + commitment to their future
  • The ability to follow and adhere to all the guidelines provided.

Video/ Verbal Essay – Must Include The Following:

1. Time-lapse of makeup application (select a makeup look of your choice) with voice over answering the following prompts (this counts as your verbal essay):

      • Tell the committee a little bit about yourself.
      • Explain which program you applied for and why? Be sure to distinguish which licensure you are pursuing.
      • Why is being/becoming a makeup artist, esthetician, stylist or influencer important to you?
      • What would it mean to you if you were awarded this scholarship?

2. Video format should look similar to this outline:

      • Introduction stating your full name, and a brief explanation of your look. (approx. 1 minute)
      • Time lapse video of you creating the look with a voice over. (approx. 1-4 minutes)
      • Explaining the makeup application process & answering the required questions. 
      • A completed look should be presented at the end of the video.

3. Once video is complete you MUST submit to Social Media Account(s) eligible: (Any of the three below) MUST use the hashtag #MMAScholarships and tag the academy accordingly:

      • YouTube @MultimediaMakeupAcademy
      • Facebook @MMAMakeupAcademy
      • Instagram @mmamakeupacademy
        • If you choose Instagram please mention in the comments, “See link in bio to watch full video.” Click here to see how to add a link in your bio. While including the hashtag as well. The judges will evaluate your full video. 
        • Please Note:  If you do not have a social account, please create one. If you are serious about a career in makeup this is crucial to have in order to grow your clientele or book work. Think of an Instagram account as a casual portfolio.

Letters of Recommendation

Please submit 2 letters of recommendation, one professional (from a teacher, employer, supervisor), and one personal (family member or friend). Letters should be a representation of your abilities as an aspiring artist with interest in esthetics or cosmetology. 

Due Date For 2023 Scholarship

This is an ongoing scholarship opportunity that is available to accepted applicants throughout the year until scholarship funds have been exhausted.  

Scholarship Recipient Selection

  • Selection of a scholarship winner will be based upon the applicants enrollment eligibility, submitted application, and the required video/verbal essay. 
  • All applicants will be notified of results via email.

Once you have followed the guidelines carefully, created your video and received letters of recommendation, you are ready to fill out this form submission.

Remember: use #MMAScholarships or tag us so we can find your video! We wish you luck!

Step 1

Apply to MMA & select the program that best fits You.

Step 2

Read complete rules and guidelines below.

Step 3

Get creative and APPLY!