The Fellowship Scholarship winner for 2017 has been ANNOUNCED!

The winner of this year’s Fellowship Scholarship has been chosen and confirmed – our lucky and deserving winner is Georgina Cadwallader from KJM Salons in Fleet, fighting off competition from four other incredible stylists from all over the country.

Georgina has won an amazing scholarship with Sassoon Academy and is about to embark on a 4-week intensive course spread over a four-month period to develop her existing skills. The course will focus on the hairdressing skills needed to perform well in today’s competitive salon environment.

The Sassoon Creative Team will educate Georgina on their world-renowned ABC cutting and colouring hair techniques, as well as working to develop her creative style. Alongside this, she will be supported by the PR team, enhancing her industry profile and keeping the industry updated with her Sassoon education. Georgina will even have a beautiful tool roll to enjoy, making sure she has everything she could need, provided by Denman who also support the Scholarship financially. Sassoon Academy continue to offer this incredible annual prize to honour Vidal’s involvement as a past Patron of Honour of the Fellowship and it remains a hugely popular and sought-after initiative within the Fellowship.

Georgina excelled in her interview stage, judged by Fellowship Vice Chairman Simon Shaw, Gemma Talbot from Professional Hairdresser Magazine, Sassoon Academy’s Edward Darley and Martyn Wady from Denman International.

Georgina is a stylist and colourist at KJM Salons who began hairdressing four years ago. With a real thirst for the industry, she has previously won Junior of the Year in the British Hairdressing Business Awards, as well as receiving a special commendation from the judges and a training day with Debbie Gee. She has assisted on British Hairdressing Awards shoots and Fellowship Members’ Night presentations and dreams of working in London and raising her profile in the industry.

“Winning the Sassoon Scholarship means absolutely everything to me,” says Georgina, “being able to forward my career and skill set as a young hairdresser in this way is incredible. Being Sassoon trained is such a massive opportunity and I could not be more thankful. Dreams do come true!”

Georgina will be sharing her experience throughout the four weeks and we look forward to hearing how she is getting on!