Southern Soapers is offering four Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Certification Scholarships for 2009. Each Scholarship will cover the registration costs associated with taking the three tests for one Certification track. There are two testing tracks: Cold Process/Hot Process (CP/HP) and Melt and Pour (MP). Each track has three levels of testing: Basic, Advanced, and Master. The exams are offered only to HSMG members and are voluntary. Full details on the Certification Program, how to access study materials, and where to test are located at the following website: http://www.soapguild.org/member/certification-overview.php.
Any Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild member can apply for one of the four (4) Certification Scholarships by contacting the HSMG for an application. Applications will be available online shortly by Dec 31, 2008. Deadline for applying is Feb 15, 2009. For more information, please visit here.