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Apply for the Esalen Residental Study Program

Before You Apply

Please be aware that some work can be physically challenging and may involve lifting, bending, and repetitive movements. Please be sure you are capable of the work you may be assigned.

The Residential Study program is designed to explore and apply human values and potentials. It is not intended as a substitute for therapy or as a "cure." It is not a rehab program. We ask you not to drink or take recreational substances while in the program.

Application Deadline

Esalen reviews applications on an ongoing basis. Once you have been selected, you will be guided through the registration process.

Submitting Your Esalen Application

You can download the residential study application form (PDF) here. Complete the fillable pdf form and email back to workstudy@esalen.org, or print and complete the form in writing and fax back to 888.214.8216. Be sure to include your personal statement.

Program Fees

The fee for the 28-day Residental Study program is $1,500.

A non-refundable deposit of $400 in U.S. currency is required after your acceptance into the program (checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank). You may pay in full at the time you are accepted into the program or pay the $400 deposit; your balance will be automatically charged to your credit card 5 to 7 days before your arrival.

Registration Required

Please note that submitting an application is not registration in the program. Registration is made only after approval of application.

Cancellation Policy & Fees

If you choose to cancel, you will be charged as follows:

  • $400 deposit after acceptance into the program is non-refundable
  • Less than 24 hours prior to start date, no refund
  • If you arrive at Esalen and choose to leave without completing the program, there is no refund

Contact Information

Fax: 831-667-3069
Email: workstudy@esalen.org

 

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