Student Scholarships

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Sofia University is pleased to offer scholarships to support entering and continuing students who can demonstrate financial need, will contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the transpersonal community, and possess high potential to thrive within the Sofia community.

 
We currently offer the scholarships listed below.  If you would like to give to one scholarship fund rather than the general fund please email development@sofia.edu

President’s Diversity Scholarship

The President’s Diversity Scholarship is a need-based scholarship which supports cultural and economic diversity among the Sofia student community. The scholarship helps new incoming students and continuing full-time students meet the costs of education.

Tom Potterfield Diversity Scholarship Fund

The Tom Potterfield Diversity Scholarship Fund keeps alive the memory of Tom Potterfield, Sofia University’s beloved president, while helping promising students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds attend Sofia University. This scholarship is for students who have been accepted into a doctoral program, who make a two-year service commitment to utilizing their Sofia University education to make a difference in their community, and demonstrate a financial need.

James Fadiman Dissertation Support Fund

This scholarship was established by donors who wished to honor James Fadiman’s contributions to Sofia University and its students. The support fund helps doctoral students who are in the dissertation phase whose work meets a specific set of criteria – with research costs

Larissa Keet Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Larissa Keet Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to keep alive the memory of Sofia University alumna, Larissa Keet, and to provide financial support to current Sofia University students who demonstrate commitment to the causes to which Larissa dedicated her life

Center for the Sacred Feminine (CSF) Scholarship Fund

The Center for the Sacred Feminine (CSF) Scholarship Fund supports and encourages scholarship and research in the areas of the Sacred Feminine, sacred gender studies, and feminist studies. This scholarship is for incoming students who demonstrate interest in these fields of study as well as maintain academic excellence and demonstrate a financial need.

Provost’s Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies

The Provost’s Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies assists entering students who can demonstrate financial need and possess a high potential to thrive within the Sofia community. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in meeting the costs of education.

Sylvia Wen and Matthew London Asian Woman’s Scholarship Fund

The Sylvia Wen and Matthew London Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for an foreign female student of Asian origin pursuing graduate work in Transpersonal Psychology or Spirituality.

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