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NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS

Pacifica is pleased to provide the following institutional scholarship opportunities.

Program Scholarships – The deadline was May 15, 2017 (Scholarships have been awarded).

Education Assistance Scholarship

Offered to new and returning students based on extreme financial hardship and strong academic excellence. The award is $1,000 to be equally divided between four quarters. This scholarship is not renewable and students must apply each academic year.

Founders Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering the M.A. Counseling Psychology program. The scholarship will be awarded to 4 students in the amount of $4,000 and is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average. Applicants should show high financial need and strong academic excellence.

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/Ph.D. Depth Psychology with Specialization in Jungian and Archetypal Studies. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

Herman Warsh Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering the M.A/Ph.D. Depth Psychology with Specialization in Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology program. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

Joseph Campbell Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering into the M.A/Ph.D. Mythological Studies program. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

Jung/Freud Clinical Psychology Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering into the Ph.D. Clinical or Psy.D. Clinical program. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

Marion Woodman Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering into the M.A/Ph.D. Depth Psychology with Specialization in Somatic Studies. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

C.G. and Emma Jung Scholarship

Offered to newly admitted students entering into the Ph.D. Depth Psychology with Specialization in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices. Average awards range from $2,000-$3,000. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. This scholarship is renewable provided recipients meet the required grade point average.

Pacifica Scholarship – The deadline was September 1, 2017 (Scholarships are under review).

Download the 2017-2018 Pacifica Scholarship application/instructions.


RETURNING STUDENTS

The 2017-2018 Education Assistance – deadline was June 15, 2017(Scholarships have been awarded).

Students must apply each year; Educational Assistance awards are not automatically renewed. Prior recipients, although encouraged to apply, are not guaranteed a continued award. The Board of Trustees Scholarship and Program Scholarships are renewable provided recipients meet the required 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Students enrolled in the dissertation phase of their program are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

The CLE Matching Tuition Grant Program

The M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology with Specialization in Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, Ecopsychology announces that Pacifica Graduate Institute 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. The number and amount of individual awards is contingent upon the number of eligible applications received. Applicants should have experience in and commitment to working in community based settings or on environmental or cultural issues. The matching funds awarded in 2017-2018 will be renewable throughout a student’s course of study in conjunction with their sponsoring source. This opportunity has been created in recognition of how difficult it can be for those committed to community and ecopsychological work to fund their education, particularly in the context of the enhanced needs our communities are currently experiencing.

The Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship

Pacifica Graduate Institute is a proud participant in the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Education Award program and is pleased to offer the Segal AmeriCorps Matching Scholarship to qualified AmeriCorps Alumni enrolled in one of our MA or PhD 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. To qualify for the matching scholarship program, students must submit to the Financial Aid Office the AmeriCorps voucher confirming benefit eligibility. A total of five new scholarships will be available on a first-come first-served basis. These scholarships are not transferable, have no cash value, and will be applied directly toward tuition charges.

The Matching Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Pacifica Graduate Institute is pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement with the Veteran’s Administration in support of veterans continuing their education under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Pacifica has agreed to provide up to ten 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 and Creative Life will qualify for up to $5,400 per year, and those in the doctoral programs will qualify for up to $7,800 per year.

The Veteran Financial Hardship Relief Program

Pacifica understands that in a small number of cases, veteran students who have experienced the loss of their Veteran’s Assistance due to special circumstances find themselves experiencing financial distress. In order to support our Veterans, Pacifica is offering a Veteran Hardship Relief Program. Note that this is not available to those that have exhausted their benefits due to normal usage. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information at 805.679.6197.

The Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

The Peace Corps announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program in partnership with Pacifica Graduate Institute’s programs in the M.A. Counseling Psychology and the M.A./Ph.D Depth Specialization in Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology. The program will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers. Please contact our office for more details.