tuition and support

SE™ Professional Training Tuition and Fees

*Increase Effective March 18, 2024*

United States Trainings by SEI
Regular Registration Early Registration
Beginning I, II, III $1130 per module $1080 per module
Intermediate I, II, III $1130 per module $1080 per module
Advanced I and II $1600 per module $1550 per module
Total $9980 for all modules

International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer

Other Costs
  • Travel: Some trainings are online, and others are in-person. Advanced training is almost always in person. Travel expenses, room and board, and any mandatory retreat center fees are not included in tuition. Students who travel to the US to take classes must obtain all necessary travel visas and documents.
  • Personal Sessions & Case Consultations: Students wishing to receive the SE Practitioner (SEP™) certificate must also receive 12 hours of personal SE sessions and 18 credit hours of case consultation with approved providers. See the Graduation Requirements for more information. Fees for these credited sessions are set by individual providers and paid directly to the provider. Download and read the detailed policy.

Payment Options

Participants must be accepted into the program and receive their unique attendee link to register and pay. Use your unique attendee link provided in your acceptance or invitation email to register. You are not considered registered until payment is collected. If payment has not been received within 5 days, the current payment plan will be invalidated and registration will be revoked.

We offer two options for tuition payments:

  1. Credit/Debit Card:Payments can be made in full using your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card. 
  2. Payment Plan: All payment plans are four months and begin the day of your first installment. Click ‘Pay Later’ when registering through your unique attendee link. A one-time $100 administrative fee is charged for each module put on a payment plan. You may have a maximum of two active payment schedules at any given time. The missed payment plan fee is $25. 

If you still have questions, please reach out to our registration team via our contact page for more information on group rates.   We offer a 10% discount to groups of five or more in some situations.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships Reopening on July 22nd, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming reopening of the Somatic Experiencing International scholarship program! The summer scholarship cycle will reopen July 22nd, 2024, and remain open for four weeks.

Please read the following information thoroughly and be sure to refer to the  FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) for detailed information about the scholarship program and application process. We recommend reading the FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) before applications reopen as many of your questions may be answered there.

On July 22nd, 2024 this page will be updated with the application link through which all applicants can apply. The Scholarships team will also send an email alerting our community that applications are live. The application link will be included in that email as well. To receive email announcements and important scholarship related information, sign up for SEI’s newsletter found at the bottom of this page.

To make the scholarship program sustainable for our non-profit organization, we continue to offer scholarships on a biannual schedule. Applications will be accepted twice a year – in the winter and summer. The upcoming application cycle this summer will be the last scholarship reopening of 2024. The winter scholarship cycle will reopen in early 2025.

 

QUICK INFO:

  • Applications will be open for four weeks in the upcoming summer cycle, and again in the winter of 2025 (specific dates TBD).
  • Scholarships can only be awarded to individuals already accepted into the Somatic Experiencing Professional Training Program. If you have not yet applied, review the application requirements and apply through SEI’s website, here.
  • All scholarship applicants need to either have a cohort selected or be in the process of selecting a cohort prior to submitting an application. Please refer to our FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) for further information.
  • Scholarships are only available for students attending US-based trainings, online or in-person. You do not need to reside in the US to attend a US-based training. For information about our international trainings, please click here to find your local organizers and contact them directly about possible scholarship opportunities.

 

SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE: 2024 SUMMER CYCLE

  • July 22nd, 2024: SEI will begin accepting scholarship applications through the link at the top of our scholarship webpage.
  • July 22nd – August 16th, 2024: Students may submit their scholarship applications.
  • Scholarships must be completed in full via the application. Supplemental documents (letters of recommendation, etc.) will not be reviewed if submitted separately.
  • August 16th, 2024: SEI will close the scholarship program.
  • August 30th, 2024: All applicants will receive a determination letter by this date.

 

APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP:

To apply, you will need:

  • Your approximate yearly income (in US dollars)
  • The dates of your chosen training cohort (NOTE: You must be accepted into the 8-module professional training program before you can be awarded a scholarship)
  • A short letter (1 page) detailing the following:
    • Your financial need and how receiving this scholarship would impact your ability to participate in the SE Professional Training Program
    • How you plan to use the skills you gain in the SE training. Please share how they will impact:
      • How you will use them in your current practice and/or
      • How you will incorporate the skills you gain from the SE Professional Training Program into your long-term career goals
    • A letter of recommendation from a client, colleague, or mentor (required for Service Scholarship applications, optional for all other applications but highly recommended)
    • Service Scholarship Only: If you are applying as a nonprofit or work in an educational institution, proof of employment.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AT A GLANCE:

You are welcome to apply for more than one scholarship if you believe multiple may apply. You can only receive one scholarship award at a time, which means we will review all your applications and determine which, if any, qualify for a scholarship award.

 

Black, Indigenous, People of Color Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care strategies to remedy racialized and generational trauma.

LGBTQ+ Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care for individuals who have faced discrimination or trauma related to their sexuality or gender identity.

Accessibility Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as neurodivergent and/or disabled and/or live with chronic health conditions, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care for individuals with accessibility needs and experiences with ableism.

Special Circumstances Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals experiencing significant financial hardship or life circumstances that would prevent them from registering for SE training.

Service Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who work and/or volunteer in established non-profit organizations, education, or other organized forms of community outreach. Applicants are dedicated to supporting communities who have faced systemic inequities, who have been historically marginalized, or are underrepresented. Recipients of this scholarship are dedicated public servants who provide low-cost or free sessions to clients or are engaged in research related to Somatic Experiencing.

  • Note: Applicants for the Service Scholarship are required to submit a Letter of Recommendation from a professional supervisor, mentor, or colleague. Personal references will not be accepted. If you are applying as a nonprofit professional or educator, please provide proof of employment.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Between now and July 22nd when the scholarship program reopens, we encourage students to:

  • Apply for the SE Professional Training Program (if you haven’t already)
  • Read this webpage thoroughly and our FAQ’s
  • Gather the necessary materials listed in the “Applying for a Scholarship” section listed above
  • Write your application essay
  • Have your Letter of Recommendation written (if applicable or desired)
  • Select your cohort. For details about this process, please refer to our FAQ’s
  • Sign up for SEI’s newsletter

 

SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

SEI’s scholarship program has been developed to meet the needs of more students seeking SE training at affordable rates through discounts on tuition to US-based trainings. Scholarships are awarded as 25%, 33% or 50% off the price of tuition and are available for use on all unpaid future module(s). All scholarship awards are valid for five years following the award date. After that point, applicants will need to submit a new application. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively to modules already registered and paid for.

SCHOLARSHIP CAPS

SEI is a non-profit organization, and there are a limited number of scholarships available to award. While we do our very best to serve our community, not every qualified applicant will receive a scholarship. If your scholarship application is not accepted, you are welcome to apply in the next application cycle.

SE™ Professional Training Tuition and Fees

*Increase Effective March 18, 2024*

United States Trainings by SEI

International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer

Other Costs
  • Travel: Some trainings are online, and others are in-person. Advanced training is almost always in person. Travel expenses, room and board, and any mandatory retreat center fees are not included in tuition. Students who travel to the US to take classes must obtain all necessary travel visas and documents.
  • Personal Sessions & Case Consultations: Students wishing to receive the SE Practitioner (SEP™) certificate must also receive 12 hours of personal SE sessions and 18 credit hours of case consultation with approved providers. See the Graduation Requirements for more information. Fees for these credited sessions are set by individual providers and paid directly to the provider. Download and read the detailed policy.

Payment Options

Participants must be accepted into the program and receive their unique attendee link to register and pay. Use your unique attendee link provided in your acceptance or invitation email to register. You are not considered registered until payment is collected. If payment has not been received within 5 days, the current payment plan will be invalidated and registration will be revoked.

We offer two options for tuition payments:

  1. Credit/Debit Card: Payments can be made in full using your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card.
  2. Payment Plan: All payment plans are four months and begin the day of your first installment. Click ‘Pay Later’ when registering through your unique attendee link. A one-time $100 administrative fee is charged for each module put on a payment plan. You may have a maximum of two active payment schedules at any given time. The missed payment plan fee is $25.

If you still have questions, please reach out to our registration team via our contact page for more information on group rates.   We offer a 10% discount to groups of five or more in some situations.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships Reopening on July 22nd, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming reopening of the Somatic Experiencing International scholarship program! The summer scholarship cycle will reopen July 22nd, 2024, and remain open for four weeks.

Please read the following information thoroughly and be sure to refer to the  FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) for detailed information about the scholarship program and application process. We recommend reading the FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) before applications reopen as many of your questions may be answered there.

On July 22nd, 2024 this page will be updated with the application link through which all applicants can apply. The Scholarships team will also send an email alerting our community that applications are live. The application link will be included in that email as well. To receive email announcements and important scholarship related information, sign up for SEI’s newsletter found at the bottom of this page.

To make the scholarship program sustainable for our non-profit organization, we continue to offer scholarships on a biannual schedule. Applications will be accepted twice a year – in the winter and summer. The upcoming application cycle this summer will be the last scholarship reopening of 2024. The winter scholarship cycle will reopen in early 2025.

 

QUICK INFO:

  • Applications will be open for four weeks in the upcoming summer cycle, and again in the winter of 2025 (specific dates TBD).
  • Scholarships can only be awarded to individuals already accepted into the Somatic Experiencing Professional Training Program. If you have not yet applied, review the application requirements and apply through SEI’s website, here.
  • All scholarship applicants need to either have a cohort selected or be in the process of selecting a cohort prior to submitting an application. Please refer to our FAQ’s (download the PDF if links don't work) for further information.
  • Scholarships are only available for students attending US-based trainings, online or in-person. You do not need to reside in the US to attend a US-based training. For information about our international trainings, please click here to find your local organizers and contact them directly about possible scholarship opportunities.

 

SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE: 2024 SUMMER CYCLE

  • July 22nd, 2024: SEI will begin accepting scholarship applications through the link at the top of our scholarship webpage.
  • July 22nd – August 16th, 2024: Students may submit their scholarship applications.
  • Scholarships must be completed in full via the application. Supplemental documents (letters of recommendation, etc.) will not be reviewed if submitted separately.
  • August 16th, 2024: SEI will close the scholarship program.
  • August 30th, 2024: All applicants will receive a determination letter by this date.

 

APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP:

To apply, you will need:

  • Your approximate yearly income (in US dollars)
  • The dates of your chosen training cohort (NOTE: You must be accepted into the 8-module professional training program before you can be awarded a scholarship)
  • A short letter (1 page) detailing the following:
    • Your financial need and how receiving this scholarship would impact your ability to participate in the SE Professional Training Program
    • How you plan to use the skills you gain in the SE training. Please share how they will impact:
      • How you will use them in your current practice and/or
      • How you will incorporate the skills you gain from the SE Professional Training Program into your long-term career goals
    • A letter of recommendation from a client, colleague, or mentor (required for Service Scholarship applications, optional for all other applications but highly recommended)
    • Service Scholarship Only: If you are applying as a nonprofit or work in an educational institution, proof of employment.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AT A GLANCE:

You are welcome to apply for more than one scholarship if you believe multiple may apply. You can only receive one scholarship award at a time, which means we will review all your applications and determine which, if any, qualify for a scholarship award.

 

Black, Indigenous, People of Color Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care strategies to remedy racialized and generational trauma.

LGBTQ+ Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care for individuals who have faced discrimination or trauma related to their sexuality or gender identity.

Accessibility Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who identify as neurodivergent and/or disabled and/or live with chronic health conditions, with the goal of increasing diversity in healing professions and advancing trauma-informed care for individuals with accessibility needs and experiences with ableism.

Special Circumstances Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals experiencing significant financial hardship or life circumstances that would prevent them from registering for SE training.

Service Scholarship

A scholarship for individuals who work and/or volunteer in established non-profit organizations, education, or other organized forms of community outreach. Applicants are dedicated to supporting communities who have faced systemic inequities, who have been historically marginalized, or are underrepresented. Recipients of this scholarship are dedicated public servants who provide low-cost or free sessions to clients or are engaged in research related to Somatic Experiencing.

  • Note: Applicants for the Service Scholarship are required to submit a Letter of Recommendation from a professional supervisor, mentor, or colleague. Personal references will not be accepted. If you are applying as a nonprofit professional or educator, please provide proof of employment.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Between now and July 22nd when the scholarship program reopens, we encourage students to:

  • Apply for the SE Professional Training Program (if you haven’t already)
  • Read this webpage thoroughly and our FAQ’s
  • Gather the necessary materials listed in the “Applying for a Scholarship” section listed above
  • Write your application essay
  • Have your Letter of Recommendation written (if applicable or desired)
  • Select your cohort. For details about this process, please refer to our FAQ’s
  • Sign up for SEI’s newsletter

 

SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

SEI’s scholarship program has been developed to meet the needs of more students seeking SE training at affordable rates through discounts on tuition to US-based trainings. Scholarships are awarded as 25%, 33% or 50% off the price of tuition and are available for use on all unpaid future module(s). All scholarship awards are valid for five years following the award date. After that point, applicants will need to submit a new application. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively to modules already registered and paid for.

SCHOLARSHIP CAPS

SEI is a non-profit organization, and there are a limited number of scholarships available to award. While we do our very best to serve our community, not every qualified applicant will receive a scholarship. If your scholarship application is not accepted, you are welcome to apply in the next application cycle.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please click here to view the Scholarship Program FAQs (download the PDF if links don't work). If you would like to view a PDF of the Registration FAQ please click here and to read Payment Schedule Policies, please click here. If you still have questions, please refer to our contact page.

Help Make SE Accessible for All

 

 

A gift to SEI's scholarship funds can impact the communities you care about in profound ways.

 

Your gift, regardless of the amount, creates a global network of connection primed for discoveries, moments of inspiration, and resonance for healing on a global scale.

Give nowStart a fundraiser