Yes, scholarship funds are available, thanks to the donations of past academy participants and other generous donors.  These funds are awarded on a "needs basis" for individuals who might not be able to experience the Academy for Spiritual Formation otherwise. The process is: 

Select the two year program you wish to attend and apply to Academy office

Once approved, you are welcome to apply for a partial Academy scholarship

Click here to download the scholarship application to complete and send upon acceptance into the program

Besides the Academy/Upper Room Scholarship program, there are other sources that may be available.  Click here to download a document that provides suggestions for finding additional financial resources for your two year academy experience.

Consider applying for a Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Grant. More information available at 

Always feel free to contact the Academy office via email at or by calling toll free 877-899-2780 ext. 7233 with any questions you may have.