Vicki Wolfrum Lactation Education Scholarships 2018-10-09T21:26:33+00:00

Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund Lactation Education Scholarships

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Vicki Wolfrum was the founder of Best Baby Ever and Whole Life Home Health Care, Inc. She was extremely passionate and committed to serving women and assisting to be successful with breastfeeding. As a midwife and lactation consultant, Vicki’s passion for moms and babies was contagious and inspiring to all. She was always willing to share her insight about challenging breastfeeding situations.  Additionally, she had the honor of assisting over 3500 women deliver their babies. At the time of her passing, Vicki was slated to begin her role as President of the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition (SDCBC) – an organization she was very involved with and was passionate about promoting their mission. Vicki provided the Coalition with her extraordinary vision, continuing the mission of normalizing breastfeeding. The Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund was established with gifts from her family, friends, and many supporters of the work she did in birth and lactation.

Congratulations to our 2018 scholarship winners

Mariana Martin del Campo, DN, CLEC and Stephanie Badillo, CNA!

2018 Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 1 (Education Only)

This program consists of a series of online lectures by Gini Baker, RN, MPH, FACCE, IBCLC, world-renowned lactation experts, homework and online assignments, monthly live webinars with students and instructor. Registration is by prior approval of the department and candidates must meet the IBLCE pathway 1 college and clinical hour requirements to register.  To determine which pathway you qualify for, click here.

The Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund will provide $995 dollars for this scholarship. The cost of the IBLCE certification board exam, any travel expenses, and textbooks, are additional, and not included in the amount of this scholarship. Applicants must be a resident of San Diego County or Imperial County.

Please visit, http://breastfeeding-education.com/upcoming-classes/  for additional details and registration deadlines. The next Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 1 (Education Only), goes from September 24th through March 23rd.  Applicants must be pre-approved by UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program for the Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 1, PRIOR to applying for the scholarship. 

Scholarship applications may be submitted online or emailed as an attachment, to  sdcbc@breastfeeding.org. and must be submitted by Friday, July 6th 2018.

2018 Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 2 (Education + Clinical)

This program consists of a series of online lectures by Gini Baker, RN, MPH, FACCE, IBCLC, world-renowned lactation experts, homework and online assignments, clinical of 300 hours, and monthly live webinars with students and instructor. Registration is by prior approval of the department and candidates must meet the IBLCE pathway 2 college requirements to register.  To determine which Pathway you qualify for, click here.

The Vicki Wolfrum Memorial Fund will provide $1,000 dollars of the $4,495 registration fee. The student receiving the scholarship will pay the remaining balance of $3,495 dollars. The cost of the IBLCE certification board exam, any travel expenses, and textbooks, are additional, and not included in the amount of this scholarship. Applicants must be a resident of San Diego County or Imperial County.

Please visit, http://breastfeeding-education.com/upcoming-classes/  for additional details and registration deadlines. The next Hybrid Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 2, starts September 2018.  Applicants must be pre-approved by UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program for the Hybrid Lactation Consultant Course – Pathway 2, PRIOR to applying for the scholarship.

Scholarship applications may be completed online or emailed as an attachment, to  sdcbc@breastfeeding.org. and must be submitted by Friday, July 6th 2018.