Financial Aid Application

Financial aid applications closed on May 1st, 2021.

Use this application form to request need-based financial aid for Ackerman’s 2021-2022 Core Curriculum Courses: Foundations of Family TherapyLive Clinical Supervision, the Dual Program, or Clinical Externship. Financial aid is limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Instructions:

Fill out all pages of the following form.

All applicants must provide copies of their, and their partner’s, last year’s tax returns and W-2 forms. Documentation may be sent by email or by mail to the addresses below.

Foundations and Dual Program candidates will be asked to upload a document with a statement that answers the following:

  • Q1: What are your thoughts about the role that social justice plays in family therapy practice? (250 words)
  • Q2: How do you plan on using what you have learned in this course after you have completed it? (250 words)

Live Clinical and Externship candidates will be asked to upload a document with a statement that answers the following:

  • Q: What new insights have you gained from this past year in the training program about the role of social justice in family therapy? (250 words)

Where to Send Financial Documents:

Email: Michele Burfeind, mburfeind@ackerman.org

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

Submission of this application does not guarantee receipt of financial aid.

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