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Farm and Garden Apprenticeship Scholarships

The Farm & Garden is not offering an Apprentice Program for 2017. We are offering an Extended Student position through Esalen’s Residential Education Department, however the deadline to apply has passed. Currently, there is nothing to apply for beyond volunteering. Apprentice dates and deadlines for 2018 TBD.

Scholarship Funds

Limited scholarship funds may be available for qualified applicants with demonstrated need. Scholarship applies toward reducing or waiving the Apprenticeship Fees ($450 per month) on a sliding scale based on need.


Financial need is determined by the US Federal Guidelines which recommends ranges be set 2.5 times above the Federal Poverty level. While this income guideline is not our only consideration, it is heavily weighted for all Esalen scholarships, and special circumstances should be present and described if you apply and your household income falls outside of this range.

How to Apply for Scholarship

We are not currently accepting apprenticeship or scholarship applications. When available, scholarship applications and instructions will be posted for download.




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