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Childbirth Education Scholarships Available:

Name of institution: Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan NY

Contact person name: Tamara Wrenn
email: info@justuswomen.org

Type of scholarship: Childbirth Educaton Training

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: WellPregnancy

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD
email: Julie@WellPregnancy.com
Website: www.WellPregnancy.com
Phone:
Additional contact information:
Address:
Type of scholarship: Doula Training, Childbirth Education Training
What is included in scholarship: Partial scholarships available for WellPregnancy's New England CAPPA-approved childbirth educator (24 hour) and labor doula (16 hour) trainings. I can also help with roommate matching for out of town students. More information about the program is available at www.WellPregnancy.com. Please email me if you have questions.
Type of school is:: Seminar, workshop, certification process, or conference
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: WellPregnancy offers trainings in New England.
Type of Scholarship: Partial  Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : Yes, No
Additional comments:: Students can purchase books or obtain them through their local library system.
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : All women of color who can't afford full tuition are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be interested in supporting women during the childbearing year and able to attend a New England training.

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: Simkin Center at Bastyr University

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Annie Kennedy
email: simkincenter@bastyr.edu
Website: http://www.bastyr.edu/simkin-center/simkin-center-scholarships
Phone: (425) 602-3361
Additional contact information:
Address: 14500 Juanita Dr NE|Kenmore|WA|98028|US
Type of scholarship: Doula Training, Childbirth Education Training, Breastfeeding educator/counselor, Conference or Seminar, Other
What is included in scholarship: Tuition support.
Type of school is:: Brick and mortar school AND Distance
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: Seattle, WA area
San Diego, CA
Type of Scholarship: Partial  Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : Yes
Additional comments::
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : The goal of Simkin Center Leadership Fund (SCLF) scholarship program is to provide tuition reduction support to emerging leaders in the allied birth vocations.
The SCLF is a merit scholarship with the intent to increase the number of childbirth professionals with the desire, knowledge, skill and community membership or involvement to practice successfully in underserved ethnic, cultural, socio-economic and geographic communities.
The SCLF offers a partial tuition waiver (reduction in tuition amount) for applicants who meet or exceed the criteria and show exceptional merit. Awards are made in the form of reduced tuition (not cash) and are generally in the $100 to $200 range. Funds are limited. There are normally one to three awards made per course section. Early applications are encouraged.
Criteria - First consideration is given to applicants who wish to, oralready offer, birth support services in underserved communities and who display the skills and connections needed to serve women and families in those communities. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their connection with social services or other networks within the community. Financial need may also be considered. 

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: CAPPA

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Tabitha Ames
email: Tabitha@luminarybirth.com
Website: www.luminarybirth.com/trainings.html
Phone: (925) 360-0817
Additional contact information:
Address: Morningside Drive|El Sobrante|California|94803|US
Type of scholarship: Childbirth Education Training
What is included in scholarship: This scholarship is for $250 off the full fee for the CAPPA Childbirth Educator Training offered by Tabitha Ames of Luminary Birth Services only. This is not transferable to another CAPPA trainer or representative.
Type of school is:: Seminar, workshop, certification process, or conference
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: The training workshops travel to different locations along the West Coast. Check the website at www.luminarybirth.com/trainings.html to see a list of currently scheduled trainings and their locations.

Type of Scholarship: Partial  Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No

Does student buy books?  : No
Additional comments:: Please send a short letter expressing why you should be awarded the scholarship, as well as how you will be giving back and serving your community after completion of the training.

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: Mamatoto Village, Inc.

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Aza Nedhari
email: info@mamatotovillage.org
Website: www.mamatotovillage.org
Phone: (202) 746-7801
Additional contact information:
Address: 2437 15th St NW|Washington|DC|20009|US
Type of scholarship: Doula Training, Childbirth Education Training, Breastfeeding educator/counselor
What is included in scholarship: Full or partial scholarships offered for our 12-week Community Birthworker Training. Includes training materials, some books, access to the online portion of the course, and training supplies.
Type of school is:: Seminar, workshop, certification process, or conference
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: 2437 15th St. NW
Washington DC 20009
Type of Scholarship: FULL Scholarship, Partial  Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : Yes
Additional comments:: Some books are provided via pdf and books that students cannot afford are available for loan.
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : There is an application process which considers:
-financial need
-ability to complete the program
-desire and commitment to advancing oneself in the field of Maternal and Child Health

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York/CEAMNY 

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: TCP Coordinator
email: TCP@ceamny.org
Website: http://ceamny.org/teacher-certification-program/tcp-scholarships/
Phone: (917) 740-4511
Additional contact information: The best and quickest form of contact is email. Voice messages are checked no more than 2x per week.
Address: Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan NY, P.O. Box 744|Harriman|New York|10926|US
Type of scholarship: Childbirth Education Training
What is included in scholarship: Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for two years, membership, auditing, and co-teaching fees (valued at $1,500). Student pays for the $35 application fee, books, and travel expenses to workshops and assignments. Every student receives a mentor.
Type of school is:: Brick and mortar school AND Distance
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: The program includes onsite workshops held at locations in New York City, distance learning (home study), and co-teaching, auditing, and obseervation at locations selected by the student and approved by CEAMNY.
Type of Scholarship: FULL Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : Yes
Additional comments:: Students must purchase their own books. Many books can be found in the public library, purchased as used online, or shared among students. Some reading material has been provided for students in CEAMNY's Google Group in PDF format for download. Please visit the website for program details: http://ceamny.org/teacher-certification-program/requirements-for-certification/
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : 1) Has proven to be or has the potential to be a leader in the community.
2) Demonstrates that the community served as a childbirth educator is under served, socioeconomically challenged, and/or has racial-ethnic disparities in its infant mortality rate.
3) Makes a commitment to CEA/MNY and the community to work as a childbirth educator and help improve conditions for birthing women and their families when training is completed.
4) Demonstrates clear financial need.
5) Philosophy of birth and childbirth education is compatible with CEA/MNY.
6) Meets all the admission requirements as outlined in the CEA/MNY application.
http://ceamny.org/teacher-certification-program/tcp-scholarships/

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: Birth Monopoly

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Cristen Pascucci
email: birthmonopoly@gmail.com
Website: www.birthmonopoly.com
Phone: (443) 622-2892
Additional contact information:
Address: 110 Hiltonia Park Side B|Lexington|KY|40503|US
Type of scholarship: Conference or Seminar, Other
What is included in scholarship: One registration for any of my online or in-person workshops for "Stand on Your Rights: Demystifying Legal Rights in Childbirth & How to Use Them."  This includes all the materials provided with workshops: handouts, follow-up discussions, presentation materials, access to the Alumni webpage with resources, etc.
Type of school is: e-learning/online
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: I offer classes online and, periodically, in person around the country.
Type of Scholarship: FULL Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?: No
Additional comments: I offer this workshop geared toward doulas, and another version geared toward parents.  The scholarship would apply to any version of the class.
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : I want everyone to be represented in this workshop.  A qualified recipient is a person of color who wouldn't otherwise be able to attend.

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: Improving Birth

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Cristen Pascucci
Email: birthmonopoly@gmail.com
Website: www.improvingbirth.org
Phone: (443) 622-2892
Additional contact information:
Address:
Type of scholarship: Conference or Seminar
What is included in scholarship: One registration for any of Birth Monopoly's online or in-person workshops for "Stand on Your Rights: Demystifying Legal Rights in Childbirth & How to Use Them."  This includes all the materials provided with workshops: handouts, follow-up discussions, presentation materials, access to the Alumni webpage with resources, etc.
Type of school is: e-learning/online
If not a distance program, where is your school located: These workshops are offered online and, periodically, in person around the country.
Type of Scholarship: FULL Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : No
Additional comments: This workshop is offered in two different ways: geared toward doulas, and another version geared toward parents.  The scholarship would apply to either.
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : We want everyone to be represented in this workshop.  A qualified recipient is a person of color who wouldn't otherwise be able to attend.

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Name of School/Training Facility/Organization: CAPPA: Emerald Coast Birth

Name of contact person for the scholarship at your school/program: Christy Shields
Email: christy@emeraldcoastbirth.com
Website: http://www.emeraldcoastbirth.com/woc-scholarship.html
Phone: (850) 499-9144
Additional contact information:
Address:
Type of scholarship: Childbirth Education Training
What is included in scholarship: This is a partial scholarship to be awarded to one recipient for each childbirth educator training workshop held. The scholarship applies to the training workshop but does not apply to the full certification process.
Type of school is:: Seminar, workshop, certification process, or conference
If not a distance program, where is your school located:: Most training workshops held in FL and surrounding states.
Type of Scholarship: Partial  Scholarship
Does scholarship include room and board?: No
Does student buy books?  : Yes
Additional comments::
How does your school or program define a qualified recipient for your scholarship? : The applicants should identify as a women of color and should feel they have a financial need.


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