Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What do you look for when selecting a candidate?
A: Our Selection Committee looks for applicants that take the time to fully answer the essay questions and obtain a positive referral from their reference.
Q: How are full and partial scholarships awarded?
A: Applicants that are awarded a myRetreat™ Scholarship, with household income 200% or less of the CT Poverty Level (Click Here
), receive full scholarships and participate at no cost
. The cost for participants with income over 200% are shown below:
201-300% CT FPL – $100
301-400% CT FPL – $200
401-500% CT FPL – $300
501-600% CT FPL – $400
601%+ CT FPL – $500
Q: When and where are workshops held?
A: Workshops are held, once per month, from June to November. They will occur on Saturdays, from 11am to 3pm in Hartford.
Q: What are the lodging arrangements at the weekend retreat?
A: Participants are in groups of 4-5, in a condo, with a chaperone. Transportation, lodging, meals and activities are provided.
myRetreat is a program of a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women and girls of all backgrounds through mentoring, education, networking, scholarship and community service.
PO Box 23003
Hartford, CT 06123