Andis is giving back to the craft with the Andis Nation UK Barber Scholarship programme, which launched at Barber Connect on 1st June. Two winning applicants will each receive free training from Mike Taylor Education to accelerate their career progression from an unqualified barber to NVQ Level 3.
Bruce Bock, Andis Corporate Communications said: “Our goal is to aid aspiring barbers on their journey toward a successful career in the men’s grooming industry. The Andis Nation UK Barber Scholarship program is an amazing opportunity for aspiring talents to achieve qualification and increase their skills and career prospects. We’re excited to partner with Mike Taylor, whose reputation as a master barber and educator is second to none.”
ENTRY CRITERIA AND REGISTRATION
Applicants will be judged by a panel of men’s grooming experts from Andis. Judging criteria will include submitting essays on your motivation to become a barber, community involvement and previous work experience or transferable skills applicable to the industry.
Applications are to be completed online here.
Deadline to submit all applications for the scholarship is 1 July. Winners will be announced July 26. See contest rules here.