2019 New England School of Celtic Consciousness Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

LocationMercy by the Sea Retreat and Conference Center
Madison, Connecticut
DatesJuly 16 - 18, 2019
Scholarship Award
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Partial and Full Available
$325.00 is maximum award - recipient pays remaining $50.00
Scholarship Award is for a shared room
Scholarship Application DeadlineMay 1, 2019
Application Fee$10.00 USD

Program Information

In 2016 John Philip Newell founded the School of Celtic Consciousness (SCC). He did so in the belief that Celtic wisdom is needed at this moment in time, urgently. It is a spiritual tradition in the Christian household that can nurture vision of mind, strength of soul, and compassion of action.

This is the third annual gathering of the New England School of Celtic Consciousness at Mercy by the Sea, a place to nurture a community of shared vision and spiritual practice for transformation in our lives and world. Teachings by John Philip Newell will focus on the central themes of Celtic Spirituality, the sacredness of the earth and the human soul. The theme for the third year is ‘Dreaming the Way Forward’ and will examine the teachings of Alexander Scott, Kenneth White, and George MacLeod.

To learn more about this program, please click here.

Scholarship Application Process

• Application Deadline: May 1, 2019 •

Please note there is a $10.00 application fee to be paid at the time your application is submitted.

Each year Heartbeat provides scholarships to make attending the School of Celtic Consciousness accessible to all. Our goal is to deepen an individual’s spiritual journey and to ground, sustain, and enhance their efforts towards healing and transformation in their own unique context.

Heartbeat is pleased to be able to offer scholarships for the 2019 New England School of Celtic Consciousness. The award amount for this scholarship varies depending on the applicant’s financial need, but can go up to a maximum of $325.00. Successful scholarship applicants will be required to pay the balance of the registration fee (total of $375). Scholarship awards and registration fee together cover:

  • Lodging for two nights at Mercy by the Sea in a shared room with one roommate*
  • Dinner on Tuesday, July 16 through lunch on Thursday, July 18
  • The School of Celtic Consciousness program and curriculum provided by John Philip Newell

*On the application, there is a place to indicate your gender and which gender you would feel most comfortable sharing a room with. If you have questions or concerns about sharing a room, please contact Karin Baard at karin@heartbeatjourney.org.

Additional costs to the participant include:

  • Remaining registration fee (depending on amount of scholarship funds awarded)
  • Transportation to and from Mercy by the Sea

To apply, please complete our online application and have a mentor, teacher, or spiritual leader complete our online reference form.

We only consider applicants with significant financial need for scholarship awards.