The intent of the WISE POC Birth Doula scholarship, is to increase the number of birth professionals, who come from and work in marginalized communities of color. One applicant will be awarded a partial scholarships, in the amount of of $250- based on their ability to pay some of the training costs.
First consideration is given to applicants who wish to, or already offer, birth support services in under-served communities and who display the skills and connections needed to serve pregnant people in those communities. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their connection with social services or other networks within the community. Financial need will also be considered.
April 8th: Scholarship application submission deadline. Application may be submitted by email to wisecommunitydoulas.com. Late applications will not be accepted, though you may request it be considered for a future training date. All applicants must reside within the Charlotte city limits. Apply for scholarship.
Scholarship applicants will be notified by email of award status by April 15, 2019.
Acceptance of Award
As our funds are limited, please notify us of your award acceptance as soon as possible. If you can't join us, we can make awards to other students. Balance due, minus the award amount, must be received soon after your award acceptance. Contact us if this is an issue for you.