Cost & Financial Aid
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Tuition by Program
The Won Institute offers financial aid in the form of scholarships or Federal Financial Aid. Institute scholarship programs include the “Song Eun Scholarship, Song Dok Scholarship, Gukjeong Scholarship and Institutional Aid Scholarship”
Song Eun Scholarship FundThe Won Institute offers the Song Eun Scholarship Fund, which is designed to help cover the tuition of any part or full-time Won Buddhist Studies or Applied Meditation Studies student. Certificate students are not eligible for the Song Eun Scholarship unless they are full-time students (taking 7.5 or more credits). Individuals interested in applying must submit the Scholarship Application by August 15 for the fall term and December 15 for the spring term.
Song Dok Scholarship FundThe Song Dok Scholarship is specifically designed for current Won Buddhist ministers who wish to enroll in Won Institute courses and for American students who are enrolled in the Preparatory Won Buddhist Studies program and intend to matriculation into the Won Buddhist Studies program. These funds are available to help cover the tuition of both part and full-time students. Individuals interested in applying must submit the Scholarship Application by August 15 for the fall term and December 15 for the spring term.
Gukjeong ScholarshipGukjeong Scholarship: This scholarship is designed to provide assistance to Won Buddhist ministers and Won Buddhist lay members wishing to further develop their professional skills by pursuing a Certificate in Buddhist Pastoral Care. Individuals interested in applying must submit the Scholarship Application
Institutional Aid ScholarshipThe Institutional Aid Scholarship is a merit and need-based scholarship awarded to select members of the incoming class of students in the Acupuncture Studies and Chinese Herbal Medicine Certificate program. Individuals interested in applying must submit the Institutional Aid Application by August 1.
Shennong Chinese Herbal Medicine ScholarshipThe Shennong Chinese Herbal Medicine Scholarship is a full tuition award towards the Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine program. Applicants must be either be a licensed acupuncturist with a Bachelors degree or a graduate of an ACAOM-approved Acupuncture program or currently enrolled as a 2n or 3rd year student in am ACAOM-approved acupuncture program. Individuals interested in applying must submit the scholarship application and essay response as instructed on the application. Scholarship deadline is June 2, 2017
External Scholarships - all programs!A list of possible places to search for scholarships compiled by staff, students, and informational mailings to the Institute. By no means comprehensive - good luck with your search - start here!
Part-time Registration Fee $100
Part-time Summer Registration Fee $60
Application Fee $75
Re-Admission Application Fee $50
Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee $75
Diploma Processing Fee $100
Late Registration Fee $60
Tuition Deferment Fee $30
Returned Check Charge $25 / check
Transcript Fee $10 / transcript
Intensive Meditation Fee (AMS) TBD by location
Credit Award Fee $200 / credit
Challenge Exam Fee $75 per exam
Malpractice Insurance* $180 / year
Exam Make-Up Fee $50
* Malpractice insurance is required for second and third year Acupuncture Studies students, Won Buddhist Studies students participating in a practicum course, and Chinese Herbal Medicine students who do not have their own malpractice insurance.
Financial Aid forms
* Malpractice insurance is required for second and third year Acupuncture Studies students, Won Buddhist Studies students participating in a practicum course, and Chinese Herbal Medicine students who do not have their own malpractice insurance.Apply Now