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We couldn't call ourselves GREAT without the schools that develop great cosmetologists or barbers and grow the industry. The Great Clips brand is proud to partner with schools to shape and change lives in the cosmetology industry. Local Great Clips salon owners connect with schools to offer high-quality technical and career-oriented presentations, which include skill-building, best-practice videos, guides and live demos.

The Great Scholarship Program

Do you know a student who is ready to be great? At Great Clips, we encourage you to show the world what you’re all about. To make it easier, Great Clips, Inc. provides over $100,000 in cosmetology or barber scholarships to students each year! Eligible students can apply for a scholarship valued up to $5,000. Open all year to apply.

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Great Clips Scholarships (Video)

Great Clips Academy

The Great Clips Academy is a blended learning program, combining online learning and high energy in-person or live virtual sessions

Topics covered include:

  • Getting Started at Great Clips
  • Delivering a Great Customer Experience
  • Furthering Your Technical Advantage
  • Growing with Great Clips
Great Clips Academy

Advance Your Skills

Great Clips has many educational programs to continue your training.

Programs included:

  • Great Clips University (GCU)
  • Leading Excellence and Developing Staff (LEADS)
  • GM to Leader
  • Advanced Techniques and Trends
  • Shear Artistry
Continued Education

Great Tools Giveaway Application

Great Clips® believes in the future of the hair industry and is proud to offer high school students interested in cosmetology or barbering the Great Tools Giveaway! Future stylists and barbers across the United States and Canada are invited to apply to receive a professional tool kit valued at $250 to help launch their dreams.

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Great Tools Giveaway


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