The NHF and Fellowship for British Hairdressing's search for the next winner of the Christofer Mann Step Up & SHINE Scholarship has now begun.

The Christofer Mann Step Up & SHINE Scholarship of £2,500 is awarded to one hairdresser every year, this hairdresser can be of any level experience, age or geographic location. The Scholarship winner will be mentored by industry legend Debbie G.

How to apply 

  • We want to know a little bit about you and why you would be the perfect candidate for this incredible Scholarship.
  • You'll need to complete a short application form explaining your hairdressing background and ambitions.
  • Record a 60-second video to support your application telling us why you would love this opportunity, upload your video to Instagram making sure to #stepupandshine19 
  • Find out our top tips for entering here
  • If you have any questions about the scholarship email or

The closing date for entries is Friday 1 February 2019. 

Shortlisting process

During the months of February and March shortlisted applicants will be visited at their salon by our selection committee. They will observe you working and take a moment to get to know you. All this information will be taken to our final judging panel who will select the winner! 

2018 winner Nicola Hamm

Find out what 2018 winner Nicola Hamm achieved during her scholarship here

Step up and shine