Apply for Waza to Kokoro

Thanks for your interest in the 2019 Waza to Kokoro Seminars!

Please take a moment to review the deadlines, tuition, and Terms & Conditions before filling out the application.

 

Deadlines for application:

Beginner-level seminar: February 15, 2019
Intermediate-level seminar: April 15, 2019

Successful applicants will be notified one week after the deadline.

Deadlines for payment:

Beginner-level:
Early bird (20% discount): March 1, 2019, final deadline: March 15, 2019

Intermediate-level:
Early bird (20% discount): May 1, 2019, final deadline: May 15, 2019

Tuition:

Beginner level: $1,950. A limited number of scholarships of $1,000 for employees of public gardens and $500 for other landscape professionals are available.

Intermediate level: $2,950. A limited number of scholarships of $1,500 for employees of public gardens and $500 for other landscape professionals are available.

Please take a moment to review the Terms & Conditions.

 

Seminar Application

Apply here for the International Japanese Garden Training Center's Waza to Kokoro seminar. Please note that the seminar requires physical labor, such as the lifting of stones. Please note that fields marked in green are required. If you have any further questions after filling out the application, please email [email protected]
  • If outside the US, please include country code.
  • If outside the US, please include country code.
  • Please describe your relevant background. Describe both your professional training and your work experience. Please detail any training or work experiences you have had with Japanese gardens and related cultural practices as well as hands-on work with stone, bamboo or pruning.
  • Please describe any specific challenges or learning opportunities in your own work you would like this seminar to address?
  • Please submit representative samples of your work in .jpg or .pdf format.
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  • If applying for a scholarship, please describe your financial situation.
  • Please specify whether you are applying for the beginner or intermediate level. Generally, only those who have completed the beginner level will be admitted to the intermediate level, but we are able to make exceptions in special cases.
  • If you indicated personal network or other, please specify.
  • Please note that the seminar requires physical labor, such as lifting stones. Please confirm here that you understand and agree to the terms and conditions, including the waiver. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Terms & Conditions