Core Curriculum Financial Aid Application

The deadline to apply for financial aid is March 1, 2022.

Use this application form to request need-based financial aid for Ackerman’s 2022-2023 Core Curriculum Courses: Foundations of Family TherapyLive Clinical Supervision, the Dual Program, and Clinical Externship in Family Therapy.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must complete the form below and submit financial documentation including copies of their, and their partner’s tax return, W-2 forms and/or 1099. Documentation may be sent by email or by mail to the addresses provided. 

Where to Send Financial Documents:

  • Email: Michele Burfeind,

  • By Mail:
    Attn: Michele Burfeind
    Ackerman Institute for the Family
    936 Broadway, Fl. 2
    New York, NY 10010

Documentation must be received by March 1st to qualify.

Financial Aid Policy:

The deadline to apply for financial aid is March 1, 2022. Financial aid requests will not be accepted after this date. A limited amount of need-based financial aid is available for Foundations of Family Therapy, Live Clinical Supervision, the Dual Program, and the Clinical Externship. Financial aid applicants are required to submit financial documentation including a tax return and Form 1099.

Financial Aid is not guaranteed and does not automatically carry forward with any trainee who is deferring admission or is granted a leave of absence; aid will be determined during the next admissions cycle. Trainees who have received past financial aid awards are not guaranteed future assistance.

The Ackerman Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that relies on donors and earned revenue to work toward our mission. The full expense of training an Ackerman therapist is subsidized by the generosity of our donors. Your tuition fees cover only a small portion of this expense. We thank you for investing in your professional future and for supporting the Ackerman Institute for the Family. View all admissions policies.

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