Lisa Ross Memorial Scholarship

The Lisa Ross Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of Lisa Ross, an early pioneer in the development of birth centers, covers the registration fee for the AABC Birth Institute, the annual convention of the American Association of Birth Centers, and includes a ticket to the AABC Foundation Gala and a $500 travel stipend.

Note: The Lisa Ross Memorial Scholarship award does not include registration to the How to Start a Birth Center Workshop.

Since 2004, the AABC Foundation has awarded the scholarship to midwives practicing in birth centers and full-time midwifery students with the desire to work in a birth center.  Over the years, the scholarship has helped promising midwives and students find their place and grow in the world of birth centers.

Learn more about the Lisa Ross Memorial Scholarship including what makes a strong application and how to apply at



The application period begins on March 28th.  

The deadline to apply is Saturday, June 1, 2019. 

Applicants will be notified of the scholarship results at the end of June. All qualified applicants are guaranteed Early Bird Pricing, whether they receive a scholarship or not.

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