As part of our mission to work toward the realization of a more just, creative and sustainable world, we are committed to sharing the transformative power of Esalen with others.
Our scholarship program, funded through the generosity of donors, helps us support those individuals seeking knowledge to deepen their purpose and create positive change in their communities and in society. We believe that a diverse mix of perspectives and experiences makes Esalen a more enriching experience for everyone.
Esalen scholarships provide financial support for our public programs, including weekend, five-day and seven-day workshops. Awards range from 25 percent to up to 90 percent of the cost of tuition and accommodations. Those interested in scholarship for our monthlong Residential Study program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you would like to apply for an Esalen scholarship for 2019, please review the following criteria and review process.
Scholarship Recipient Criteria
- You must be at least 18 years old and demonstrate financial need.
- Your application must be received at least 90 days prior to program start date. Applicants will be notified of acceptance at least six weeks prior to program start date.
- Your application must include fiscal documentation as well as a personal essay outlining your intentions in participating in an Esalen program.
Scholarship Review Process
All scholarship applications will be reviewed by the Esalen Scholarship Committee. The committee’s mission is to increase accessibility to Esalen, regardless of financial capacity, and support individuals to step into their potential.
Please email email@example.com with any additional questions, and allow five business days for a response.
Below: photo by Ali Kaukas.