About Our Financial Scholarships (US only)
The Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute, is pleased to offer a Scholarship program for Professionals interested in Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Training, for the healing of trauma in communities. It is intended to spread SE™ to underserved populations. Examples would be those who wish to bring healing to inner city programs, working with political refugees, the prison system or third world countries. Agencies that work with rape and assault and community parenting programs are other examples, and those that work abroad in war torn countries and orphanages are encouraged to apply. This Scholarship program is intended for persons that exhibit financial need and would otherwise not be able to afford this training. SE™ Trauma Institute has a policy of non-discrimination for participation in Somatic Experiencing® Trainings or events on the basis of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or disability. Scholarship recipients must commit to the entire program to be considered for this scholarship. Weight will be placed on applications in the following manner: 90% Proof of financial need 10% Statement of intended use of SE™ in your community (Two Professional letters of recommendation required)
Payment Structure for Scholarship Recipient: Scholarships are granted on a tiered schedule depending on income and the statement of intended use. A limited amount of funds are available for scholarships each year so participants may be denied scholarship funds in a training year if all budgeted funds have been allotted. Scholarships are awarded at a level of 25%, 33% and 50% dependent upon the income level and statement of intent of the individual.