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Pet Grooming Training Scholarship

Pet Grooming Training Scholarship

Pet Grooming Training Scholarship

Professional Pet Grooming is made up of three courses that total 115 hours of training. Students must complete all three courses to receive a certificate of completion. Individual certificates are not awarded for individual course completion. Students must take the classes in the following order: Principles of Professional Pet Grooming, Professional Pet Groomer Practices Part I, Professional Pet Groomer Practices Part II. 

Topics include:

  • Fundamental Principles and Terminology of Pet Grooming including grooming equipment, dog behavior, anatomy, breed classes and more.
  • Professional Pet Groomer I & II focuses on bathing, brushing, and grooming techniques for different breeds

Course Requirements:

  • Students must have an attendance of 90%.
  • Students must pass all required exams at 70% or higher (final exam, practical exam, and portfolio). 
  • Students must complete the course-required grooming hours (25 total) to receive a certificate of completion.
  • Students must complete 10 hours in a grooming salon which is mandatory for a course certificate of completion. 

Applicants must complete the following: 

  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Upload ALL required documentation
  • Background Check
  • Medical Release form

Details about the scholarship process:

  • Documentation can be securely uploaded through the application link
  • Scholarships take approximately two weeks for approval
  • Scholarships may cover all or part of the program cost 
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Scholarships are made available through the following grant program:

Maryland Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships

The Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship available through the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) is designed to provide all or partial financial assistance to students interested in registering for approved non-credit certification programs that lead to employment or licensure.