How to Enroll

Pre-Admission Information


1. Submit the Admission Application online or come by in person.
2. Submit your Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). https://studentaid.gov/fafsa-app/ROLES
If you need assistance, we can help you complete your FAFSA.
3. Submit your scholarship application(s).
4. The Financial Aid officer will complete your financial aid package. We will discuss your financial options.
5. Schedule a tour.
Interview with our Director of Admissions. We will discuss your academic and career goals, and answer any questions for you.
6. Complete the Enrollment Agreement and Admissions packet

When applying for admission at the Staunton School of Cosmetology the following documentation will be needed to complete your application:

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D., or transcript showing legal evidence of high school completion
    If you were a home-schooled student: we only accept G.E.D. or official college transcripts.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License or Legal Photo ID

We do not accept Ability to Benefit Students

This information is needed to successfully complete your application for admission and financial assistance. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. For further information on financial aid the Director of Financial Aid will be happy to assist you. Staff members counsel all students to help ensure financial and educational needs are met.

Admission Application

This confidential admission application represents no obligation on your part or on the part of Staunton School of Cosmetology Incorporated.

Keeping in mind the best interest of all concerned, it is the aim of the school to accept only men and women whose general qualifications indicate that they would benefit from the training. Your answers to the following questions will assist us in determining your qualifications. A final decision will be made after a personal interview with a school representative.

(Other than Parent)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Fill out the application here: https://studentaid.gov/fafsa-app/ROLES
You must complete the FAFSA application before we can consider you for enrollment.

Scholarship Funds

Each year Staunton School of Cosmetology offers scholarships. To be eligible for these scholarships you must follow the scholarship guidelines for the counties in which you reside and complete the scholarship application.

Applicant Guidelines

Applicant must have a permanent address within the city/county of the Scholarship Fund
Applicant must complete a FAFSA online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Applicant must complete the Scholarship Application
Scholarships will be awarded based on financial needs
The Scholarship Committee must approve the Scholarship Application
The selected applicant must complete the full 1500 hour Cosmetology Course

Available Scholarships

The Thompson Scholarship Fund

Residents of Augusta, Highland & Nelson Counties (Including the cities within)

Online Application || Paper Application

The Boyd & Rose Thompson Institutional Scholarship Fund

Resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia & All Counties (Excluding Augusta, Highland, Nelson, & cities within)

Online Application || Paper Application

NACCAS Accreditation means that a school has met national standards of educational performance which have been established by an impartial non-government agency. Through the years, accreditation has been the most authoritative and reliable index of a school’s concern for integrity toward its students and quality education.

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is the Commonwealth’s coordinating body for higher education.