Trauma and Somatics

Financial Aid

Below you will find more information about how to apply for a scholarship to the Trauma and Somatics training program.

We are pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to those who qualify.

As a part of our mission to create a trauma-informed world, we value accessibility, inclusivity, and diversity when it comes to the students who join Trauma and Somatics.

For each cohort, we offer a handful of 25% and 50% scholarships, with payment plan options. We also offer limited Scholarships for individuals from developing countries. These scholarships are offered on an as-needed basis, as determined by our staff.

Please note the scholarship requirements and criteria listed at the bottom of this page.

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Click the button below to fill out the financial aid form. Once you've completed all parts of the process, someone from our team will reach out to you within a week.
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Scholarship applications open 6-weeks before the next cohort begins.

You will be sent an email notifying you when scholarship applications are open and you may submit your application at that time.

Scholarship applications will be open until Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 ahead of the cohort start date of Friday, May 5th 2024.

If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive confirmation via email within a week of your submission and you have until Tuesday, April 30th to confirm your place in the upcoming training by making your first payment.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • A Completed Application 
  • A Professional Letter of Recommendation from a colleague, teacher, or mentor who knows you well outlining why are a good candidate for the scholarship
    • A few questions for them to answer might be:
      • What makes you a good candidate for the program
      • How do they see you using the training to benefit for your community? 
      • Why is the full program rate inaccessible? 
  • 3-Months of Bank Statements (front page only showing cash inflow and outflow)
  • Tax Forms (Previous Year)

Criteria for Application:

Because we offer a limited number of scholarships each cohort, there are a few measures we use to select those who receive financial aid. Scholarships are offered in a percentage based valuation with various eligibility brackets:

For citizens of the US and Europe:

  • $50,000 annual income or less as a single adult
  • $90,000 annual income or less as a family of four
  • 10% or less monthly expendable income ratio
  • Personal savings/investments of $10,000 or less
  • Personal debt of $20k or more

For citizens of other countries with unfavorable exchange rates to USD:

  • Percentage of financial aid offered is dependent on currency exchange rate at the time of applying

Please note that when reviewing applications other extenuating circumstances which impact the ability to pay the full program rate are taken into consideration.