The competition is open to any stylist or assistant, of any age and any level, anywhere in the UK. The winner will have a real passion for education, along with a genuine desire to learn and improve on their skills. The selected individual will receive a bespoke education package worth in the region of £2,500, valid for one year (including expenses), a mentor meeting and ongoing support to help plan and activate their education year.
Industry legend Debbie G who will act as mentor to the winner says:
“This is such an exciting initiative. Christofer was a huge supporter of grass-roots hairdressing and believed wholeheartedly in the concept of education for all. This scholarship sums up Christofer’s ethos and sits right at the heart of what both the NHF/NBF and the Fellowship regard as fundamentally important.”
Last year’s scholarship was awarded to Amanda Linehan who said: “The Step Up & SHINE Scholarship has been career changing. I’ve met so many inspirational people, had the opportunity to learn some outstanding skills from some top educators under the guidance from Debbie and my buzz is back with a vengeance! If you want to get your mojo back, this is the competition for you!”