Pleiadian Institute is operated by Indigo International. Our Scholarships are funded by Indigo Education Foundation. A major initiative of the Indigo Education Foundation is to support holistic health professionals and to improve distance learning opportunities through merit based and need based scholarships.


Learn more about Indigo International and Indigo Education Foundation.

The Scholarships

There are three levels of scholarships available to students entering in the 2018 – 2019 academic year. 

Michael Cardoza Holistic Health Professional Scholarship – $2,000 – $3,000 award for students pursuing an accredited Crystal Healing Therapist Certification or Spiritual Intuitive Healer Certification or dual certification.

Rachel K. Cardoza Holistic Healthcare Visionary Scholarship – $4,500 award for students pursuing dual certification in Crystal Healing Therapist Certification and Spiritual Intuitive Healer Certification AND dual certification in Chakra Healing Certificate and Crystalline Lightbody DNA Activation & Attunement Certification.


The Process

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Committed to beginning a career and/or professional development in energy healing or multidimensional healing. 2. Have not been awarded any Indigo Education Foundation scholarship for the the same course(s) being sought through this application. 3. Submit a completed online application and all of its components. 4. All of Pleiadian institute’s courses are online. Students in the following countries will be given preference: United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, India, Singapore, Japan and Australia.

Application and Award Timeline*

Fall Award Round I: September 7, 2018

Fall Award Round II: October 12, 2018

Fall Award Round III: November 1, 2018

Spring Award Round I: January 20, 2019

Spring Award Round II: March 5, 2019

Spring Award Round III: April 1, 2019

* Award notification delivered via email within 48-72 hours of close of award round.

Online Application Process

The online application process will involve answering a number of essay questions. The application will cover topics such as: academic history, career objectives, professional and volunteer experience, and educational and professional goals.

Review Criteria

Each eligible application will be reviewed by the Indigo Education Foundation Scholarship Committee. Applications will be evaluated based on the following:

1. Commitment to holistic healing as a profession. 2. Clarity and completeness of thought, clear and concise written communication. 3. Completeness of application. 4. Volunteer, work and/or leadership experience. 5. Vision for the future.

Applicants are eligible to receive only one scholarship in a calendar year.

2016/2017 Scholarships

In 2016 & 2017, 83 students submitted their applications for review; of 72 eligible applications, 64 qualified candidates received scholarships from the Indigo Education Foundation for a total of $98,000 in awards.