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.

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 2019 Application Period will be announced later this year.

Join the AABC Foundation Mailing List or like the AABC Foundation Facebook page to be the first to hear when the application period is open.

Visit the Scholarship page during the application period to access the online scholarship application