Annual Transpersonal Psychology Scholarships
The Eiji Kaneko Memorial Scholarship
The Eiji Kaneko Memorial Scholarship was established in 1995 by Joseph and Chiharu Frankoski in memory of their son Eiji. Approximately $1,000 is available through this fund each year.
The Peter Newman Scholarship Fund
Peter Newman was a longtime student of the Edgar Cayce readings and passionately believed that Atlantic University provides the best outlet for the information contained in those readings. To that end, he established the Peter Newman Scholarship fund through his estate when he passed away in 2011. Approximately $2,500 is available through this fund each year.
Hester Scholarship and Lecture Fund
The Hester Scholarship and Lecture Fund was founded in 2012 as a tribute to longtime Board Member and advocate for Atlantic University, Larry Hester. Approximately $3000 is available through this fund each year for students or to underwrite lectures from visiting scholars.
Apply for an Annual Transpersonal Psychology Scholarship
To qualify to receive an Atlantic University Annual Scholarship:
- You must be a fully admitted student to the Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology program with “unconditional” admission status.
- You must have successfully completed a minimum of three courses (nine credits).
- You must complete the Atlantic University Scholarship Application, which includes an essay. Students applying for a scholarship should express their need for receipt of scholarship assistance to supplement tuition during extenuating circumstances. Students should also address plans for completing their degree.
- You cannot have previously received an Atlantic University scholarship more than twice.
Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Application Committee. Scholarship recipients will be awarded half the tuition of one course, based on their tuition rate. Apply here.
- Active Duty/Reserve
- Spouse/Dependent of Active Duty or Reserve
Military students can receive a scholarship in the form of a 20% reduction in tuition per academic credit ($216 reduction per academic course). Noncredit courses are reduced $150 each; after scholarship reduction, each noncredit course is $600. To receive this scholarship, the active duty or reserve service member, veteran, or spouse/dependent of active duty or reserve service member will have to complete an Atlantic University Military Scholarship application, submit an essay, and show proof of service by supplying the university with supporting documents.
NOTE: This scholarship cannot be used in combination with Veterans benefits.
Application for the Military scholarship is available here.
Nonprofit Employee Scholarship
This scholarship is available to any employee of a verifiable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Nonprofit employees can receive a scholarship in the form of a 20% reduction in tuition per academic credit ($216 reduction per academic course). Noncredit courses are reduced $150 each; after scholarship reduction, each noncredit course is $600. To receive this scholarship, the nonprofit employees must complete an Atlantic University Nonprofit Employees Scholarship application, submit an essay, and show proof of employment at a verifiable 501(c)(3) by supplying the university with supporting documents.
Application for the Nonprofit Employee scholarship is available here.
We have provided a list of databases that might be helpful in finding external scholarship opportunities that you can apply for. All you have to do is put your information into a profile, and the site does the work for you.
You can also check out the following list of external scholarships. Atlantic University is not liable for the actions of the scholarship representatives or the validity of each scholarship. Please be aware of rules and possible scams of every scholarship.
Examples of Qualifiers for Scholarships
- Family heritage and/or ethnicity (family heritage scholarships and minority scholarships)
- Associations and affiliations with clubs, organizations, churches, businesses, and unions
- Your major (field of study)
- Religious affiliation (religious scholarships)
- Hobbies and interests (4-H, Girl Scouts, etc.)
- Disabilities (Students with visual or hearing impairments, students with ADHD, etc.)
- Member of the Armed Forces, a dependent of a career military member, or a dependent of a disabled veteran
- Your favorite retail stores or brand names (i.e., Starbucks, Target)