Vicki Wolfrum Lactation Ed Scholarship

Vicki Wolfrum Lactation Ed. Scholarship

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Consultant Program 

Online Lactation Consultant Course – Education Only; Pathway 1

Download HERE 2017 Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund announcement

Download HERE Scholarship Application for Lactation Consultant Course

The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition now offers a new scholarship sponsored by the Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund.

The SDCBC and the Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund are pleased to offer two (2) scholarships for the 2017 Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 1 (Education Only) offered through UC San Diego Extension. It consists of online lectures by Gini Baker, RN, MPH, FACCE, IBCLC and world-renowned experts; homework submitted online & monthly live webinars with students and instructor. Registration is by prior approval of the department & candidates must meet the IBLCE pathway 1 college and clinical hour requirements to register.  The scholarship applicant will be responsible for all additional fees and costs.

Vicki Wolfrum was the founder of Best Baby Ever and Whole Life Home Health Care, Inc.  Vicki was very passionate and committed to serving women and assisting them to be successful with breastfeeding. As a midwife and lactation consultant, Vicki’s passion for moms and babies was contagious and inspiring. Vicki was always willing to share her deep insight into challenging breastfeeding situations.  Additionally, she has assisted over 3,500 women deliver their babies. At the time of her death, Vicki was slated to begin her role as President for the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition. An organization in which she played a very active role and believed in its mission wholeheartedly.

Vicki provided the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition with an extraordinary vision of a new pathway forward.

The Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund was established with gifts from her family, friends, and many others that crossed her path in her profession.

The Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund will provide $895 toward the $995 course tuition fee.  The student receiving the scholarship will pay $100. This does not include the cost of the IBLCE exam, which is about $550, or the cost of travel expenses or textbooks.

Please go to https://extension.ucsd.edu/courses-and-programs/lactation-consultant  for details and registration deadline for the next Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 1 (Education Only), which starts September 25, 2017 and ends March 24, 2017.

Please complete application form below and submit by August 28, 2017.

Application may be emailed as an attachment to sdcbc@breastfeeding.org.  If you do not receive a confirmation email that your application has been successfully submitted, please contact Heidi Burke-Pevney at (760) 443-8683.

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