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The WA Affiliate of ACNM Annual Meeting Scholarships

Each year the WA Affiliate has awarded scholarships to support registration and travel expenses towards attending the ACNM Annual Meeting. The affiliate supports attendance to the annual meeting to increase the number, quality and diversity of leaders within the affiliate. 

Since the 2021 annual meeting has been moved to a fully virtual format and pricing is lower, candidates selected will each be awarded $500. 


All applicants are judged on academic excellence, financial need and leadership potential criteria.


The scholarship categories are as follows:


Student Midwife of Color (SMOC): 

2 scholarships will be awarded to students who identify as a student midwife of color, currently attending an accredited midwifery education program. 


Student Midwife:

3 scholarships will be awarded to student midwives who are currently attending an accredited midwifery education program.


Certified Midwife/Certified Nurse Midwife:

1 scholarship will be awarded to CM/CNM licensed in WA state who has demonstrated leadership potential within the affiliate and has financial need.

Additional criteria:

  • Can not be previous scholarship recipient

  • Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship, however they will only be considered for one award.

  • Current WA state ACNM member in good standing

Scholarship Timeline:

February 19, 2021: Applications open

March 16, 2021: Application deadline (midnight)

April 16, 2021: Awardees notified

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