Winner of Step Up & Shine scholarship revealed

The winner of the Fellowship's President's Network Step Up & Shine scholarship has been revealed. 

Nicola Hamm, of Escape Hair Lounge in Southsea, Portsmouth, was presented with the award by NHF President Agnes Leonard and World Hair Director, Edward Hemmings.

The ceremony, now in its fifth year, took place at Skylon on London's Southbank, and was created to enable one lucky therapist to enhance and develop their career.   

The scholarship will see Nicola embark on a bespoke education programme worth £2,500 and be mentored by the renowned hairdressing educator, Debbie G.

“Being announced as the winner of the competition was phenomenal!” says Nicola. “I've dreamt of reaching the top of my career as a stylist, so having access to this level of quality training will enable me to take the steps to get there. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I'm not going to waste.”