Psychedelic Courses with Scholarship Options
If you're interested in exploring the potential benefits of psychedelics - personally and professionally - but are worried about the cost, you'll be happy to know that many of the courses listed here offer scholarship options. These scholarships are designed to make it possible for people from all backgrounds to access the information and guidance they need to safely and responsibly use psychedelics.
Scholarships can vary in their requirements and benefits, so be sure to check the details for each course you're interested in. Some scholarships may be based on financial need, while others may be awarded based on academic achievement or community involvement. Some scholarships may cover the full cost of the course, while others may provide a reduced fee or a stipend to help with expenses.
Regardless of the specifics, the goal of these scholarships is to make it possible for those who are passionate about psychedelics and want to learn more to do so, regardless of their financial situation. If you're interested in taking a course on psychedelics but are concerned about the cost, be sure to check out the scholarship options below.
List of Scholarship Supported Courses
Skills you'll gain: psychedelics and poetry connection, RES model of poetry therapy, integrating music into therapy
Skills you'll gain: self-care as therapist, understanding equity & access in psychedelics, prepare to provide PAT services
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic therapy foundations, psychedelic science overview, psilocybin therapy basics
Skills you'll gain: analyze research designs, understand methodological issues, critically evaluate knowledge production, discuss ethical concerns, identify implicit biases, recognize the entourage effect, appreciate the role of humanities, understand historical factors, analyze one-dimensional research, comprehend placebo controls, evaluate substance, set and setting, identify biases in measures, understand clinical trials, analyze debates about placebos, understand knowledge production in global north and south, discuss co-creation with other-than-human
Skills you'll gain: integrate mindfulness, understand altered states, discuss compassion, understand transformative power, explore habitual patterns, deconstruct internalized voices, delve into suffering, practice compassion
Skills you'll gain: facilitator licensure, journal club, practical experience, group supervision, community building, healing and growth, veterans and BIPOC support
Skills you'll gain: psilocybin facilitation, oregon facilitation, harm-reduction, humanistic therapy
Skills you'll gain: trauma-informed care, facilitating psychedelic experiences, supporting psychedelic integration, screen and prepare clients
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic trauma-relief potential, misconceptions about set & setting, issues surrounding mainstreaming psychedelics
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic-assisted therapy, therapeutic alliance, clinical research, relational ethics, self-reflection, self-regulation, transference, countertransference, cultural responsiveness, somatic approach, non-ordinary states, client psychoeducation, integration techniques, online education, behavioural health training, mental health, psychedelic research
Free University Amsterdam
Skills you'll gain: critical assessment, scientific research, group collaboration, interdisciplinary understanding, psychedelic science, policy analysis, cultural understanding, therapeutic benefits
Skills you'll gain: harm reduction techniques, integration skills, therapist training, mindfulness-based interventions
Skills you'll gain: psychoanalysis combined with psychedelic therapy, assess motivations for seeking psychedelic therapy, escalate treatment
Skills you'll gain: engage with clients about psychedelics, key theoretical approaches to psychedelic-assisted therapy, history of psychedelic compounds
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic integration facilitation, harm reduction practices, safety precautions in psychedelic therapy
Skills you'll gain: ketamine treatment plan, psychological preparation clients, know when not to prescribe, interaction with antidepressants
Skills you'll gain: psilocybin-assisted therapy, harm reduction and integration, trauma-informed therapy, research-based methodology, professional learning environment, live in-person and live-online components, individualized feedback, online classrooms, licensing exam
Skills you'll gain: spiritual care, psychotherapeutic methods, entheogenic traditions, clinical science, diversity, equity, inclusion, contemplative science, ethics, reciprocity, ecological awareness, psychedelic facilitation, positionality, cultural sensitivity, service, community engagement, critical social consciousness,
Skills you'll gain: analyze consciousness dynamics, understand spiritual practices, evaluate transpersonal approaches, conduct research, apply integral life practices, develop self-awareness, explore higher states of being, understand psyche-soma relationship, improve critical thinking skills, apply knowledge to personal development
Johns Hopkins University
Skills you'll gain:
Skills you'll gain: methodology of ketamine treatment, integration implementation, ethical standards and informed consent
Skills you'll gain: effect of psychedelics on the body and brain, psychopharmacology details, pharmacokinetics of psychedelics
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic facilitator training, build your community, experience psychedelics (optional), psychedelic history & science
Skills you'll gain: psilocybin facilitation, oregon pat training, therapist training, therapeutic processes
Skills you'll gain: psychedelic experience framework, navigate difficult experiences, work with clients, legal psychedelic work options
Skills you'll gain: work with difficult psychedelic experiences, understand risks, spiritual emergency, harm reduction
Skills you'll gain: ketamine-assisted therapist training, facilitating ketamine therapy, helping patients decide if treatment is recommended
Skills you'll gain: pharmacology of psychedelics, research design, psychedelic therapist competencies, history of psychoactive plants, cultural competencies, clinical work with MDMA, clinical work with psilocybin, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, self-reflection, community-building, embodied ways of knowing, mentoring, diversity and inclusion, navigating challenges of non-traditional therapies
Information about Courses with Scholarship Options
The courses listed above offer scholarship options to make them accessible to individuals from all backgrounds. These scholarships are designed to provide financial assistance to those who may not be able to afford the full cost of the course. This is in line with the idea that access to information and education about psychedelics should not be limited by financial constraints.
The scholarship options vary in terms of the amount of financial assistance provided and the criteria for eligibility. It is important to note that these scholarships are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is recommended to apply as soon as possible.