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Financial Aid


DDRC Work/Practice Scholarships

The work/practice scholarship offers 50% of the retreat fee. Recipients are expected to volunteer before and after the retreat to help with preparation and clean up.

  • 3-5-day retreat requires 1 day of volunteer work
  • 7-10-day retreat requires 3 days of volunteer work

Participants must apply and be accepted to an event before requesting a scholarship.

DDRC Scholarship Application Form

  • download the form and edit it on your device
  • save it once you’ve filled it out
  • send it to us via email or paper mail
Email: apply@dharmadrumretreat.org
Paper: DDRC Scholarship Program
184 Quannacut Road
Pine Bush NY 12566

Student Discount

A 30% student discount is offered on request. Students must apply and be accepted to an event before requesting the discount.


Hemera Contemplative Fellowship Programs

The Hemera Contemplative Fellowship Program was created to make the unique benefits of a sitting contemplative practice in a retreat context more widely available. Fellowships are available to anyone with a commitment of service – a deep desire to devote oneself to serving others through their work. Eligible applicants must be 18 years of age or older and working full-time in their profession.    read more


Other Options

If none of the options above meet your needs, contact us to discuss possible alternatives.