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Core Training Work Study Scholarship Application

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Thank you for your interest in the Yoga Outreach trainings, in order to make our trainings as accessible as possible we offer a limited number of workstudy scholarships to participants for each training. In exchange for an agreed upon volunteer time commitment to be completed prior to the training date Yoga Outreach will waive a portion of the training fee.

Please note that scholarships are based primarily on financial need and Yoga Outreach is only able to offer a trade for up to half the cost of the training in order to offer as many scholarship spots as possible.

Scholarship Criteria
- Keen interest in working with At-Risk or Marginalised Populations
- Demonstrated financial need
- Applicants with current involvement, whether paid or volunteer, within these populations will be given priority over general interest applicants.
- Submission of a current Resume (to be uploaded with this application)
- Submission of a Letter of Reference - written in support of your work study application, please note letters from family members will not be accepted (to be uploaded with theis application).

Application Deadline is 15 days prior to the date of course for 4 hour training and 30 days prior to date of course for Core Training.
Approved applicant must complete volunteer commitment prior to attending the training.

Demonstration of financial need required to be considered.
Burnaby Youth Custody Centre
For as little as $15 a month, less than a drop in yoga class, you can ensure that youth and adults in mental health facilities, prison or youth custody, alcohol and drug treatment centers, women and children who have experienced violence, or adults suffering from early onset dementia, have access to the powerful and healing practices of yoga and meditation, providing a method to reclaim their minds and bodies, to self regulate, and to connect with people in their community.