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Diversity Scholarships

Celebrating #WBW2019

World Breastfeeding Week

with iLactation’s 7th annual Diversity Scholarships

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from August 1 – 7 in many countries of the world. We celebrate again in 2019 by offering to help IBCLCs, CLCs, aspiring lactation consultants, midwives, and other health professionals further their education with a number of full and half scholarships for our September – November online breastfeeding conference Breastfeeding: creating healthy connections. The scholarship includes full registration and continuing education credits. iLactation is proud to have supported health professionals from 30 countries with our Diversity scholarships since they were established in 2013.

Applications for 2019 Diversity scholarships open on July 1, 2019. Closing date for applications: the last day of World Breastfeeding Week, August 7, 2019. Winners will be announced on August 20, 2019.

Selection criteria:
• Demographic Diversity (geographic, ethnic, social diversity)
• Life experiences or involvement living or working in diverse organizations or communities

We have partnered again this year with Alive & Thrive, and will jointly offer at least three full scholarships and several half scholarships to attend our upcoming Breastfeeding: creating healthy connections online breastfeeding conference. Please share this opportunity widely.

What you need to do – please complete the form below and click the blue Submit button. If you have any difficulties with the form please contact us.

The fine print: Diversity scholarships are awarded at the discretion of iLactation and decisions are final. “Full scholarship” means the full conference fee is covered. “Half scholarship” means you receive a 50% discount on the applicable conference fees for your country category, and you agree to pay 50% yourself. If you do not wish to accept a half scholarship if offered, please indicate this in your application below. Scholarships must be taken for the Sept – Nov 2019 conference and cannot be redeemed for money. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible for further scholarships.