Pacifica Graduate Institute announces August 15th scholarship deadline for newly admitted students

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Pacifica Graduate Institute, an accredited higher education graduate school, announces August 15th scholarship deadline for newly admitted students.

The Board of Trustees is honored to offer numerous scholarships to new students entering graduate programs at Pacifica Graduate School.

Pacifica Graduate Institute, an accredited higher education graduate school, announces an August 15th scholarship deadline for newly admitted students. Pacifica Graduate Institute is a degree granting institution, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is approved by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in the Federal Loan Programs.

“The Board of Trustees is honored to offer numerous scholarships to new students entering graduate programs at Pacifica Graduate School”, stated Dr. Thyonne Gordon, Board Chair. “Over the past three years, we have significantly increased scholarship funds available for students enrolled in our masters and doctoral degree programs, which are framed in the traditions of depth psychology. We encourage all new students to apply for these scholarship opportunities through Pacifica’s Financial Aid office.”

Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Financial Aid Office is committed to making the process of financing an education as manageable as possible. The purpose of financial aid is to provide financial assistance to students enrolled on at least a halftime basis in an eligible program at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Pacifica's Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty and staff are committed to ensuring a quality educational experience.

The 2015-2016 Pacifica Scholarship Programs are the following and complete information is available on Pacifica’s website.

  • CLE Program Matching Grant: Offered to newly admitted students in the M.A/Ph.D. Community, Liberation, and Ecopsychology (CLE) program. Pacifica will match (through tuition grant) up to $12,500 per year, tuition support offered by an incoming student’s employer, non-profit organization, sponsoring member of the community, or foundation.
  • Education Assistance: Offered to new and returning students based on extreme financial hardship and strong academic excellence. Awarded annually beginning in the Fall of each academic year. The award is $1,000 to be equally divided between four quarters.
  • Founders Scholarship: Offered to newly admitted students entering the M.A. Counseling program, the scholarship will be awarded to 4 students in the amount of $4,000 per year, per student, and is renewable provided recipients meet the required 3.5 cumulative grade point average.
  • Global Innovators Scholarship: Offered to newly admitted students entering into one of the following programs: M.A. Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life, or M.A/PhD. Jungian Archetypal programs. The scholarship program awards up to $15,000 each year with an average range of $2,000 - $3,000.
  • Herman Warsh Scholarship: Offered to newly admitted students entering the M.A/Ph.D. Community, Liberation, and Ecopsychology program. The scholarship program awards up to $15,000 each year with an average range of $2,000 - $3,000.
  • Joseph Campbell Scholarship: Offered to newly admitted students entering into the M.A/Ph.D. Mythological Studies program. The scholarship program awards up to $15,000 each year with an average range of $2,000 - $3,000.
  • Marion Woodman Scholarship: Offered to newly admitted students entering into the M.A/Ph.D. Somatic Studies. The scholarship program awards up to $15,000 each year with an average range of $2,000 - $3,000.
  • Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow Program: Offered to qualified returned Peace Corps volunteers newly admitted in the M.A/Ph.D. Community, Liberation, and Ecopsychology program. The Fellow benefits include Application fee waiver; $10,000 tuition waiver per year for the three years of on-campus coursework; and 5 units of credit for fieldwork (DPC 783), if service in the Peace Corps has been in the last 4 years.
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill- Yellow Ribbon Scholarship: Offered up to six Yellow Ribbon Scholarships each year for qualifying Veterans under the Post 9/11 GI Bill on a first-come first-serve basis. Students in the M.A. Counseling program will qualify for up to $6,500 per year; M.A. Engaged Humanities will qualify for up to $5,400 and those enrolled in the doctoral programs will qualify for up to $7,800 per year.
  • Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship: Offered to qualified AmeriCorps Alumni enrolled in one of Pacifica’s Master or Doctoral programs. The matching scholarship amount will be a dollar-for-dollar match up to $4,725 per year with a maximum of $9,450 throughout enrollment in the program of study. A total of five new scholarships will be available per year on a first-come first-serve basis.

Pacifica Graduate Institute is pleased to offer these academic scholarship opportunities for its students. For more information on scholarships, you may contact the Financial Aid Office directly by clicking here. You may also contact Heidi Townshend, Director of External Affairs, at Pacifica Graduate Institute: 805-879-7374 or htownshend(at)pacifica(dot)edu.

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Pacifica Graduate Institute, with two campuses in Santa Barbara, California, is a WASC-accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs in depth psychology, mythological studies, and the humanities. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and a rigorous academic community with a spirit of free and open inquiry. Students have access to an impressive array of resources including the OPUS Archives and Research Center

The mission of Pacifica Graduate Institute is to foster creative learning and research in the fields of psychology, the humanities, and mythological studies, framed in the traditions of depth psychology. Consistent with and supporting this vision, Pacifica Graduate Institute is employee-owned, and practices shared stewardship.

Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association: http://www.pgiaa.org/
Opus Archives and Research Center: http://opusarchives.org/
Pacifica Bookstore: http://www.pacificabookstore.com/

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