Application Process and Timeline
1. Application Form– Download the Application Form from the Earth & Spirit Center website and save it to your computer. (You need to have Adobe Acrobat Readeron your computer in order to download and complete the Application Form. A free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader can be safely downloaded from the Internet.) Complete the form according to the instructions. When the form is completed, save it again to your computer. Then send the completed form as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with “MMTP Application Form for (your name)” in the subject line. Click here to download Application Form.
2. Letter of Recommendation– Identify one person who can provide recommendation regarding your readiness of the program. Download the Letter of Recommendation form from the Earth & Spirit Center website and save it to your computer. Send it as an email attachment to the person you have asked to recommend you for the program. (They need to have Adobe Acrobat Readeron their computer in order to read and complete the form. A free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader can be safely downloaded from the Internet.) Also, send the person a link to the Earth & Spirit Center website page with the description of the Mindfulness Meditation Training Program so s/he can better understand the program for which they are recommending you. Instructions for the person to submit the Letter of Recommendation are included within the form. Click here to download Letter of Recommendation form.
Your application will not be processed until the Letter of Recommendation is received at the Earth & Spirit Center office. It is your responsibility to make sure the person you selected returns the completed form in a timely manner.
3. Application Deposit– An application deposit of $100 is to be submitted with application form. Payment can be made in several ways: online at the Earth & Spirit Center website, sending a check by mail, submitting a credit card payment via phone, or hand delivered to the Earth & Spirit Center. If your application is not accepted, your deposit will be refunded in full. Click below where it says "Register Online Now" to make an online deposit with credit card.
4. Personal Interview– After your Application Form, Letter of Recommendation, and application deposit have been received and reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview time either in person or by phone.
Application Process Timeline
The application process opens September 15, 2018. Space is limited and the application process will conclude whenever the course is full.
- Make application (includes completion of Application Form, Letter of Recommendation, and application deposit).
- When the Earth & Spirit Center has received your Application Form, Letter of Recommendation, and deposit, you will receive an email message confirming receipt of all the required items.
- After the Application Form and Letter of Recommendation have been reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview time either in person or by phone. Some interviews may take place within a group of other applicants.
- You will receive notification of the status of your application (acceptance into the program) within seven days after your interview.
- Accepted students have ten days to confirm enrollment and make tuition payment. Accepted students can make full payment upon acceptance into the program or arrange for a payment plan as described on the Earth & Spirit Center website.