THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE 2018-19 CLASSES WILL BEGIN APRIL 1, 2018.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WILL BE JULY 1, 2018. Letters of recommendation are due by July 15, 2018. Classes begin September 2018 and end in August 2019.
To apply for the Program, you may either complete the On-Line Application Form or submit your application by postal mail or by email attachment by following the instructions below. (Those instructions may also be downloaded and printed here: Application Instructions)
(for sending via postal mail or email attachment)
Submit a cover sheet with your application including the following information:
Please include a two-page, double-spaced essay, telling us about yourself in relation to the Program, using the following reflection questions as a guide for the content of your essay. Include any other information you deem relevant.
Please send the accompanying recommendation form to a person of your choosing who can send to us directly a letter of recommendation about you by July 15, 2018. Electronic (i.e. email) responses are welcome.
You may email your application materials electronically (preferable) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternately you may send your cover sheet, essay, and any other relevant information by U.S. Postal mail to:
Companioning the Dying: Opening Fully to Living
P.O. Box 7355
Silver Spring, MD 20907- 7355
Upon receipt of your application materials and a reference letter, we will respond in a timely fashion after July 1 so that you can plan accordingly.
Please keep in mind that if finances are an obstacle for you, some limited scholarship aid is available based on need. Flexible tuition payment plans may also be available based on need. Scholarship aid or alternate payment plans should be requested at the time of submitting your application. You will be informed of the amount of any financial assistance approved with your letter of acceptance into the program.
Upon acceptance into the Program, we ask that one-half of your tuition be paid by September 1, 2018, with the balance paid by January 1, 2019.
If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be happy to respond.