The 3rd Annual Sandtray Summit is happening on November 6th and 7th, 2021!

Learn more about Scholarships and Grants available through the International Association of Sandtray Therapy?

Scholarships

The International Association of Sandtray Therapy (IAST) has two (2) scholarships available for those new to the field of mental health.  This scholarship is designed to allow new therapists to experience quality online trainings, participate in a worldwide community, and garner resources from membership in the IAST.  The scholarship will pay for a year of membership to the IAST program for two individuals.

Requirements

  1. Currently be an intern in a Masters degree graduate mental health program (will graduate within the next 6 months) OR a recent graduate from a mental health Masters degree program (graduated in the past 6 months).
  2. Must submit a transcript showing date of graduation (or expected date of graduation)

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021

Submissions will be blindly reviewed by the IAST grant committee.  Announcements for the scholarships will be made on April 20, 2021.

Grants

The International Association of Sandtray Therapy (IAST) has two (2) grants available for mental health clinicians wishing to expand their sandtray therapy practice. Therapists receiving the grant will be awarded a $500 stipend to be used for sandtray related materials, such as sand trays, sand, and miniatures.

Requirements

  1. Mental health therapists must be currently working with an underserved population for at least one year. Therapists must be working in community mental health agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, or hospital settings. Therapists working in each of these settings must be the sole provider of mental health services in the organization (the client has no other access to therapy besides the therapist).
  2. In addition, therapists applying for this grant must have had previous training in sandtray therapy, either through in-person or online format.

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021

Submissions will be blindly reviewed by the IAST grant committee.  Announcements for the grants will be made on April 20, 2021. 

*Those receiving the grant funds will be required to provide proof of how the funds were used within six months of the grant being awarded*