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Apply for the 2015 Yoga Alliance Foundation Scholarships

Last updated: November 2, 2015

Applications are now closed for our Yoga Alliance Foundation scholarships. In 2015, we're awarding a total of six scholarships—four for aspiring yoga teachers and two for current Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs) who are ready to take an advanced training. 

Want to Become a RYT?

Apply for the Yoga Alliance Foundation's
Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship!

We have four scholarships available ($1,125 each) for yogis who are ready to deepen their practice by attending a teacher training at one of our Registered Yoga Schools (RYSs). 

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, you must:

  • Demonstrate a consistent personal practice of yoga for at least three years
  • Demonstrate leadership or service in the yoga community

Application Checklist

  • Submit your application by clicking the button below
  • Email two letters of recommendation to scholarships@yogaalliance.org
  • [Optional] Include your 2014 tax return (or international equivalent) in your email to demonstrate your financial need

Completed applications (both the online form below and two letters of recommendation) must be submitted in English only.

Applications are now closed.
Please check back in 2016!

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Winners will be notified no later than December 14, 2015.

Already a Yoga Teacher?

Apply for the Yoga Alliance Foundation's
Advanced Yoga Teacher Scholarship!

We're offering two scholarships ($2,225 each) for RYTs who are ready to advance their practice and grow as teachers at one of our RYSs. If you've been thinking of enhancing your yoga teaching knowledge, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a RYT 200 (or E-RYT 200) that has been registered with Yoga Alliance for at least three years
  • Demonstrate leadership or service in the yoga community

Application Checklist

  • Submit your application by clicking the button below
  • Email two letters of recommendation to scholarships@yogaalliance.org
  • [Optional] Include your 2014 tax return (or international equivalent) in your email to demonstrate your financial need
Completed applications (both the online form below and two letters of recommendation) must be submitted in English only.

Applications are now closed.
Please check back in 2016!

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Winners will be notified no later than December 14, 2015.

Financial Need

Applicants who demonstrate a need for financial assistance will receive priority consideration. In order to demonstrate financial need, an applicant's family income for 2014 must be no more than 2.5 times the federal poverty level, as defined by the Department of Human Services (see chart below).

Thank You to Our Sponsors

This scholarship is underwritten by our Endorsed Partner and founding sponsor, prAna, along with Hays Companies and Sacred Charms.

   

 

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