International Teacher Scholarships

Two scholarships are awarded each term to certified Iyengar teachers living outside Australia to participate in our Teacher Development Program. Each scholarship includes full fee support.

  1. Scholarship A: for Certified Iyengar Teachers. Click for the Scholarship A Timetable
  2. Scholarship B:  for Intermediate Junior Level 3 teachers and above. Click for the Scholarship B Timetable


Scholarship A is linked to our Professional Development for certified teacher Program and is focused on teachers wishing to develop their practice and teaching skills whilst Scholarship B holds a focus for teacher trainers and more senior teachers to work alongside Alan Goode.


The scholarship includes

  • 11-days of intensive study in Canberra at the Institute. Dates are noted below and are available on the Institute’s website.
  • Enrolment in Online study-Certified teacher for the 10 week term of the scholarship.
  • Use of the school bicycle throughout your stay in Canberra
  • All scholarship recipients will be allocated a mentor from the teaching staff at Yoga Mandir whilst Scholarship B recipients will work directly alongside Alan Goode as he works with Teacher trainees.


Successful applicants must provide

  • Own travel
  • Accommodation whilst in Australia
  • Any relevant visa requirements


Teachers wishing to apply are requested to submit an Expression of Interest detailing your yoga history, copy of certificate along with an outline of your practice and teaching schedule. Click on this link to read the Scholarship Application-International teacher 

Submission dates for applications are


Term dates

Attendance dates

Applications close

Winners announced

Term 1

3 February - 12 April

2-12 March

  15 December 2019

22 December 2019

Term 2

27  April - 7 July

1 June-11 June

15 February 2020

22 February 2020

Term 3

22 July - 29 September

17-27 August

15 May

22 May

Term 4

14 October - 22 December

9-19 November

15 August

22 August