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Yoga Alliance Australia’s 250 hour Teacher Training Course

The Yoga Alliance Academy® is an educational body affiliated to Yoga Alliance (Australia). Our mission is to turn passionate yoga students into highly-qualified teachers. Since 2013, the Yoga Alliance Academy® has led the market in professional yoga education with graduates from every walk of life and nationalities.

There are many yoga training programs in the world, but very few training academies that deliver the practical and hands-on skills and knowledge you need to build a career as an instructor.  

Quality, rigor, and exceptionally-high curriculum standards are what set the Yoga Alliance Academy® in a category of its own. No dogma, no gurus, no ego; we come together to share the powerful heath and healing benefits of yoga with the world.

Yoga Teacher Scholarship Program 2016

We are looking for shining stars who genuinely care about contributing to society as a whole!

The Yoga Alliance Academy offers one partial scholarship each year to prospective students with exceptional circumstances. Our scholarship is intended to support aspiring yoga teachers, in their yoga journey and continual learning and development. The scholarship program is designed to give back to those who wish to bring the gift of yoga to underserved populations and who shine as leaders in the community.

The scholarship is limited to the cost of tuition and course books only, and awards generally range between 30% to 50%-60% of the tuition depending on the applicant’s circumstances. All additional costs will be the responsibility of the recipient including: meals, accommodation, and travel.  

Submitting an application does not guarantee receipt of a scholarship as funds are limited.

Our decision to award scholarship is determined by our Board of Directors (the “Board”) and the Board employs an individualised and comprehensive process in reviewing each person’s application for the requested Award.

We know that there is a great variation among applicants’ personal circumstances, home environments, working environments and yoga practices. As a result, our Award decision-making process considers all aspects of the applicant personal history and as such, we do not award Grants to Awards solely on the basis of any single criterion. We attempt to value the whole person, where you have been, where you are now, where you would like to be in the future, and of course, your practice and your desire and/or ability to enhance and promote the awareness, education and benefits of yoga.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.

Eligibility for the Yoga Alliance Academy scholarship is based on:

  1. Financial need;

  2. A record of assistance to underserved populations and community leadership;

  3. A minimum of 3 years of dedicated yoga practice;

Record of Assistance to underserved populations and Community Leadership

Some examples of underserved populations include: homeless shelters, communities with high poverty levels, military bases, prisons, recovery and treatment facilities, elderly, underprivileged children, veterans, or individuals with disabilities or low socioeconomic status. This is by no means an exhaustive list and your activities with these groups or individuals need not involve yoga.

Scholarship Application

Registration for application closes 6 months prior to the start of the training. No scholarship applications will be accepted after this date. To apply for this amazing opportunity, please complete and submit ALL of the following items.

  1. To apply for a scholarship, please email the application via the Contact Us page. Spaces are very limited and not guaranteed to be available for every session.

  2. Income level verification will be required to verify your eligibility.

  3. Provide at least two letters of character references.

  4. Provide at least two letter of references from yoga teacher/tutor.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Applicants will be notified by email of their eligibility within 14 days of receipt of their application submission. The winner will be selected and notified within 10 days after the close of registration. Award of the scholarship is subject to verification of the details provided. Yoga  Alliance Academy reserves the right not to award the scholarship in the absence of an acceptable candidate.

The scholarship winner must confirm his or her registration within 14 days of the award notification by making a refundable deposit of $500 AUD. This deposit will be refunded upon course completion.

Gheranda Samhita Level 1 Foundation 250 hour TT
Date of Training  18/11/2016
Scholarship Application Fee  $20 
Scholarship eligibility 3 years yoga practice 
Application Deadline May 18, 2016 
Deposit Due Date July 10, 2016
Deposit Amount  $500

*Does not include international travel or discretional spending.

Yoga Alliance Academy Scholarship Rules
  1. *Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents at the time of application

  2. The decision of Yoga Alliance Academy® regarding the recipient(s) of the awards is final.

  3. The scholarship is applicable only to the specified training, which is subject to change each year.

  4. The awards are only to part-fund enrolment in the Yoga Alliance Academy Teacher Training programs in 2016.
    The course of study must be commenced in 2016, otherwise the full amount of the award is forfeited.

  5. A non-refundable scholarship application fee of $20 is required.

  6. All rules regarding deposits and refunds apply.

Apply for Scholarship

For further information and apply for Scholarship please click the links below:

Teacher Training Courses Information
Scholarship Application

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