2022 Scholarships and Grants

2022 Application Coming Soon


The Roumelia Alina Inclusion & Diversity Scholarship is a value-based scholarship awarded to applicants who exemplify hard work, perseverance, compassion and collaboration in the advancement of Inclusion & Diversity initiatives.


In honor of our past chapter secretary, Roumelia Alina, this scholarhsip has been created to honor the virtues that Roumelia Alina displayed as a member of the cosmetic industry, her professional journey, and her contributions to the society. Roumelia’s HARD WORK was exemplary to those she worked for, worked with, and the clients she served. She used her technical abilities as an Account Manager to service her customers, going above and beyond on meet their expectations and needs. She showed PERSEVERANCE in every single position she held in the industry. Even though English was not her first language, that did not deter her from proactively learning and communicating effectively to ensure that she was performing her best in her professional roles. Even when others doubted her, she showed resilience and fortitude by winning customers with her level of service. Roumelia’s COMPASSION was unmatched and attested by all who knew her. Her friendly demeanor was a joy and earned her many meaningful connections both with her colleagues and her customers. She was a true COLLABORATOR and always there to lend a helping hand to those who were in need both personally and professionally. Roumelia embraced inclusion and diversity. She believed that no matter who you are or where you came from, everyone deserves the same opportunity.

Rest in Peace. Roumelia Alina 6.2019


Five (5) scholarships in the amount of $5000 will be awarded in honor of Romelia Alina.


Eligibility requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in a BS/MS related program related to cosmetic science for at least a part-time schedule
  • Must submit a 500-1000 word essay explaining why you feel you embody hard work, perseverance, compassion, and collaboration, while also incorporating inclusion & diversity into your everyday life/work.


The NYSCC General Education Scholarship is a one-time award for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to pursue a career in cosmetic science. This scholarship is focused on providing financial assistance to ensure students have access to quality education that will eventually lead to a successful career in cosmetic science. Twenty (20) scholarships in the amount of $2500 will be awarded to qualified applicants.  Previous recipients of the NYSCC General Education Scholarship can reapply for a chance to receive the scholarship again.


Eligibility requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate sophomore/junior/senior or graduate student
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in a BS/MS program related to cosmetic science for at least a part-time schedule
  • Must submit a 500-word essay about why the NYSCC should grant you a scholarship. What do you intend to do with your degree upon completion? Are you currently involved in any cosmetic science related initiatives, or do you hope to be involved in any cosmetic related initiatives in the future?

Application Coming Soon


  • The Grants for Educational Institutions are awarded to those applicants who display their strategic initiatives that advance the promotion of cosmetic science and increase accessibility to  knowledge for the continued enrichment of the cosmetic industry.
  • Maximum Grant amount per year is $10,000 and is subject for Executive Board approval.
  • Variable amount based on the organization’s strategic initiatives and needs 2< more executive board approval. Awards are disbursed 30 Days after approval. S&G Application must be filled out and sent to  committee head and then for executive board approval.
  • Applicants must include a W9 with their submission.
  • Application form must be filled and with required documents to be sent to the Awards Chair for review. The Awards Chair will submit all applicant pool to the S&G Chair for second review and ultimately  sent to Executive Board for approval.

2022 Application Coming Soon

Click below to download the full PDF with more information about NYSCC grants.