Partial Work Trade & Scholarship
If awarded a scholarship, you will receive a link to check out at the awarded tuition rate.
If awarded a partial work exchange discount, you will receive $1400 off regular full tuition price in exchange for approximately 8 hours of work per in person gathering. If local and possessing a strong skill set in either medicinal cooking or advanced creative admin (video and audio editing, adobe suite, etc) there may be opportunities to fulfill work trade exchange more regularly throughout the year so as to be fully available to the social and recreational elements of our free time when we are physically together. Those awarded work trade may be asked to arrive a little early, stay a little late, and facilitate the flow of our activities through performing various tasks agreed on in advance in the times between our scheduled official activities.
• Full Scholarship for Women of Color
• Half Scholarship for Women of Color
Available Partial work exchange Categories
Women of Color
Auntie/ Elder(Ages 50+)
Little Sister/ Maiden (21-26)
• Farmers ( Cultivated expertise and experience with livestock, agriculture, permaculture, biodynamic farming, waste and water management, etc...)
Please note that scholarship and work trade applicants will need to fill out BOTH the Work Trade & Scholarship Request (below) and a regular Apprenticeship Application (at the bottom of the page) .
Work Trade & Scholarship Request
Regular Application & Fee
Apprenticeship begins with a 45 minute one-on-one intuitive session with Yaya to assess whether or not it is a good idea to spend a year journeying together. There is a $100 fee for this session. This is an important time for connecting and sharing who you are so we can plan to best accommodate you. Your payment is required in order to proceed through the application process and will serve as a non-refundable application fee that will be applied toward your tuition. Once you have completed your application and paid your application fee, we will email you within 7 days to schedule your one-on-one online session.