Scholarships & Work Trade Opportunities

Please note: the $600 deposit is a standard fee all students, including those receiving scholarships. Scholarship and Work-Trade positions are calculated on the standard tuition of $3200.

 
 

YOGA FOR KARMIS ($1000 scholarship)

Karma Yoga is the yoga of selfless service. TSY wants to reward those actively strive to make the world a more beautiful place.  We offer one scholarship each term to someone who is presently donating their time, energy and efforts towards assisting others.

To apply:

  • Write a 1 -2 page essay detailing what kind of selfless service you do, how long you’ve been doing it and why. Essay should be double spaced, Time New Roman font, 12 pt.

  • Answer the following questions:
    1. what does service mean to you?
    2. how do you think we can encourage more people to serve as part of their every day lives?
    3. what kind of service would you like to see more of and how can you help make that happen?

  • Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from the people or organization(s) you work with.

  • Send materials to kate@threesistersyoga.com

Scholarship applications are received on a rolling basis, however to be considered for an upcoming term, we recommend you get your application in as soon as possible.  All application materials must be sent electronically to: kate@threesistersyoga.com.  Please be sure indicate which session you are applying for.


Inclusion & Diversity in Yoga ($950 scholarship. Tuition after scholarship: $2250)

Part of TSY's mission is to make yoga more accessible and welcoming. Yoga has a serious diversity problem and we want your ideas and help to change that. This scholarship is available to anyone actively working on issues of diversity and inclusion. Tell us what you are working on and how you think a yoga teaching certificate would help you reach your goal. 
 
You must be currently involved in a project or working with a community/organization to receive this scholarship. 

To apply:

• Write a 1 page Plan of Action detailing what you are doing and how a yoga certification will help you meet or exceed your goals. (Plan should be double spaced, Time New Roman font, 12 pt.)
• Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from the people or organization(s) you work with.
• Send materials to kate@threesistersyoga.com

Scholarship applications are received on a rolling basis, however to be considered for an upcoming term, we recommend you get your application in as soon as possible.  All application materials must be sent electronically to: kate@threesistersyoga.com.  Please be sure indicate which session you are applying for.


YOGA FOR VETS ($1000 scholarship)

For a veteran interested in learning to teach yoga. The scholarship is open to all veterans, any age, male or female.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be a veteran. Please tell us what war and what armed forces you served in.

  • Have at least 6 months consistent yoga practice (at least once a week). Please specify where you have been studying, with whom, what style of yoga you’ve been practicing.

  • Write a 1-3 page essay. Essay should be double spaced, Time New Roman font, 12 pt. answering the following questions:
    What has the practice of yoga done for you?
    What do you hope to accomplish through the study of yoga?
    Why do you want to do a yoga teacher training?

  • Provide two (2) letters of recommendation. Letters do not have to be from your military service.

Scholarship applications are received on a rolling basis, however to be considered for an upcoming term, we recommend you get your application in as soon as possible.  All application materials must be sent electronically tojen@threesistersyoga.com.  Please be sure indicate which session you are applying for.


Tuition Discounts

A $200 discount is available to members of the NYPD & NYFD (currently employed or retired) and for working EMTs, nurses & physical therapists. Must provide proof of employment with application.


WORK TRADE PROPOSALS FOR SKILLS NOT LISTED
To submit a proposal for an alternative work-trade:

  1. a bio. Tell us a little about yourself and why you want to do work trade (500 word maximum)

  2. an updated resume

  3. two letters of recommendation

  4. Your proposal. Detail the trade and how it would work. Be specific and clear. Include:

  • the amount of time necessary to complete the trade

  • what you believe your work trade is worth. (Note: regardless of the trade arrangements, everyone must submit the $600 deposit with their application).

  • Timing: does your work obligation need to take place prior to your taking the training? We do not offer a “training first – work after” option. All work offered for trade must be completed either in tandem with your training or prior to attending the training.

All information, including your letters of recommendation, must be sent electronically in one email.
Write: “Work-Trade Application – Trade You Are Proposing” in the re: line.
Email materials to:   kate@threesistersyoga.com.

Incomplete, inaccurate applications will not be considered.