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Financial Aid


Student Discount

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


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.

Applying for a Scholarship

If you would like to apply for financial aid, please sign in to your account and submit a scholarship application online.


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.