About Our Bursary Program
What is the Bursary Program?
At the Centre for Mindfulness Studies, we are on a mission to make mental health care accessible to all. We believe in the fundamental principle that everyone should have equal access to the resources needed for a fully engaged life.
In alignment with this belief, our Bursary Program is designed to break down barriers and ensure that mindfulness-based mental health programs are within reach for everyone.
Who Can Benefit?
The Centre welcomes:
- Individuals who are currently experiencing financial hardship
- Individuals who are part of underserved populations (i.e. Indigenous, BIPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, newcomers, etc.) and currently experiencing financial hardship
- Ontario residents only
We understand that mental health is a universal need, and our Bursary Program is tailored to address the diverse challenges faced by different communities.
Ease of Approval
We recognize the importance of making mental health care accessible without unnecessary hurdles and have streamlined the approval process for our Bursary Program. We want individuals to access the support they need with ease.
Residents of Ontario who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for financial aid by filling out a simple form.
Once accepted, eligible applicants will be notified and added to their preferred program. Or added to a waiting list if the program is full.
Our goal is to ensure a straightforward and efficient process so that you can focus on your journey of well-being.
Our Personal Programs
The essence of our Bursary Program lies in the diversity of available mindfulness programs, including:
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
- Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty (MMAU)
- Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)
These programs are evidence-based and crafted to address a range of mental health needs, providing a comprehensive approach to well-being. Recognizing the diverse challenges individuals face, our programs embody our commitment to offering versatile support.
Benefits of our Personal Programs
Participants can expect to develop mindfulness skills that enhance emotional resilience, reduce stress, and promote overall well-being.
These programs provide practical tools, including guided meditation sessions and mindfulness exercises that can be seamlessly integrated into daily life.
The focus is on fostering a balanced and resilient mind, empowering individuals to navigate life’s challenges with mindfulness.
The Centre’s Bursary Program offers hope. In doing so, breaking down financial barriers and making mental health care accessible to all.
We encourage anyone who meets the eligibility criteria to apply and embark on a journey towards a more mindful and balanced life.
Please share this information with anyone you know who could benefit from our Bursary Program. Together, we will open doors to mindfulness and ensure that everyone has the opportunity to prioritize their mental health.