Students of Housatonic Valley Regional High School (Connecticut), Webutuck High School (New York) and Monument Mountain Regional High School (Massachusetts) who have a demonstrated interest and passion for holistic, health and wellness practices.


Karen believed that compassion is the only true source of power and was deeply committed to promoting the skills and traits of mindfulness that become part of living ethically, compassionately and healthfully.

The Karen Kisslinger Fund is a unique charitable resource established by Karen’s family to continue her legacy of health in body, mind, spirit and community. Karen was a healer, teacher, writer and artist who had a broad impact on her community.

Scholarships will provide support for students studying or planning to study complementary or holistic health, organic agriculture and sustainable growing, yoga, meditation or other contemplative arts, or socially engaged spiritual practices.

Apply for this scholarship using our common application by March 15.