The Om Work Project Scholarship

— 2019 Application —

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Nicole McLellan- Founder/ Executive Director (she/her)
Rachel Francois- Director of Communications (she/her)
Megan Cooke - Director of Charitable Events (she/her)
Nicole Sampson - Director of The OMie Program & Spreader of Light (she/her)

Yoga Scholarships for Womxn


This scholarship supports young womxn on their journey to learn who they are by providing opportunity for mentorship, Yoga teacher training, and travel.

Please note that if you are the selected recipient you must register and complete a Yoga Teacher Training within one year of acceptance date.

All applications received before July 31st, 2019 will be reviewed and applicants will be notified by August 1st 2019.

The Om Work Project Scholarship provides the following:

Full tuition for a registered 200hr Yoga teacher training program.*Please note that some training programs include food and accommodation, however if the selected training does not provide these amenities, the Om Work Project is not responsible for personal accommodation or food costs*

  • Return flight to and from destination

  • Cost of visa application for countries that require a tourist visa

  • One year mentorship with the Om Work Project team

  • Yoga mat

  • Journal for your travels

  • Access to Om Work library, which includes texts for required readings of Yoga teacher training programs

What is not included:

  • Cost of vaccinations for travel

  • Transport to and from airport in the city of origin and destination city

  • Spending money while away for training

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Part A | Written Essay
Please answer each question separately. Your answers should be a true reflection of yourself and your experiences. There is no required word count, share as much or as little as you feel appropriate. 1. Describe why you would be a beneficial recipient of this scholarship and how you envision using your 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. 2. Describe a day in your ‘best life’; explain what would make up your perfect day in detail. 3. Describe your high school experience, share both celebrations and challenges. 4. Describe an experience of adversity and how you moved through this challenge.
Please provide a link to a google doc or paste your essay below.
Part B | Destination Choice
The cities and countries listed below have been carefully selected by the Om Work Board of Directors. Please indicate if you have a personal request which does not fall under this category and we can discuss the options. ** Countries with select cities, will be determined based on YTT offerings** 1. Any city within Canada 2. Any city within the United States of America 3. Mexico - select areas 4. Costa Rica- select areas 5. India- Goa, Rishikesh, Dharamshala 6. Egypt- select areas 7. Thailand - select areas 8. Australia- select areas 9. Peru- select areas 10. Bali If you do not wish to travel we are happy to accommodate you with a local teacher training in your hometown, as available. Please indicate which FIVE of the locations listed above you would be interested in traveling to for your 200hr Yoga teacher training, in order of preference. If there is a specific city you have in mind, please indicate in the comment field.
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Thank you!
Thank you for applying to The Om Work Project Scholarship. We look forward to witnessing your evolution through this process and your impact on the greater collective.