Scholarships

Omega believes that the benefits of a holistic education should be available to everyone. We strive to bring many voices, perspectives and life experiences to Omega. The Omega Scholarship Program is one of the ways we demonstrate our commitment to building a holistic learning community, increasing our responsiveness to barriers that exist, and creating greater access to the educational opportunities offered by Omega.

Each year, hundreds of people are supported by the Omega Scholarship Program to participate in a wide range of workshops, retreats, and conferences. Omega is grateful for the support of generous individuals, foundations and organizations, enabling us to award full and partial scholarships to qualified applicants. Below is a list of Omega's current scholarship opportunities. Scholarship eligibility, criteria, and application deadlines vary so please review each scholarship description to find the one that best fits your needs.

Omega General Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/2015

This scholarship focuses on enriching Omega’s learning community with diverse perspectives, while broadening access to Omega's educational opportunities to those who are new to Omega or infrequent participants for whom financial barriers exist. Applicants to our General Scholarship select from weekend workshops, retreats, and conferences listed throughout our catalog. Partial and full scholarships are available. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. If you have questions about the scholarship or a pending application, please call 845.266.4444, ext. 180.

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education
Deadline: 07/01/2015

This scholarship is for teachers, educators, and school administrators to participate in Contemplative Practice in Higher Education in order to cultivate their own mindfulness practice for stress relief, presence, and emotional balance, and learn how to apply these skills in a classroom setting. Partial and full scholarships are available. All applications are reviewed together following the close of the application period. If you have questions about the scholarship or a pending application, please call 845.266.4444, ext. 180.

Ecological Literacy Immersion Program
Deadline: 07/01/2015

This partial scholarship is for the innovative 4-week residential Ecological Literacy Immersion Program (ELIP), which helps participants explore new ways to understand natural systems and how to live and work within them. Applications for ELIP will be considered on a rolling admissions basis. This program is limited to 30 students. Apply early. Registration will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Women & Power Retreat: Being Bold
Deadline: 07/10/2015

The Omega Women’s Leadership Center is offering scholarships for the 2015 Women & Power Retreat: Being Bold. Since 2002, Omega’s Women & Power series has brought thousands of women together to explore issues of power, spiritual growth, and social action. In a weekend of inspirational keynotes, stimulating panel conversations, and experiential workshops, participants are invited to reflect, heal, and gain skills for living with greater purpose. Partial and full scholarships are available. If you have questions about scholarships or a pending application, please call 845.266.4444, ext. 414.

OWLC Workshops
Deadline: 08/01/2015

We are pleased to announce that scholarships are available for the Omega Women’s Leadership Center’s 2015 workshops. These workshops build on the legacy of the Women & Power conferences and offer a range of leadership skill-building opportunities—from conflict resolution, financial literacy, public speaking, and writing to learning from nature and "flying" on the trapeze. We encourage you to peruse these offerings and select the one(s) that inspire you.

2015 UBCF ~ UWHA! Scholarship Program
Deadline: 08/31/2015

The United Breast Cancer Foundation’s UWHA! presents the workshop Embrace Your True Nature with Carol Robin, Teresa Tapp, and Stephanie Mastroianni, September 20-25. United Women’s Health Alliance! (UWHA!) empowers women to embrace their true nature, cultivating prosperity, intuition, and a genuine relationship with self through a variety of mental and physical practices. UWHA! encourages women and men to draw from techniques both ancient and modern, to assist with prevention, treatment, and recovery, creating a harmonious balance between self, family, and community. You can turn to UWHA! as a resource for renewal of mind, body, and soul.  

United Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: 09/30/2015

The United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) and the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies are proud to announce a partnership providing financial assistance to breast cancer patients and survivors so they can participate in classes, seminars, and other learning opportunities focused on holistic healing, health, and well-being at Omega's Rhinebeck, New York campus. Scholarships cover program tuition, meals, and accommodations for a weekend workshop. Use the attached pdf to apply or call 845.266.4444, ext. 180.

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