MALC Scholarships


Application Essay Required

We are happy to announce a scholarship program for MALC members who are certifying or re-certifying.  The application essay is due by May 1, 2019.

Three $250 awards will be distributed to MALC members for one of the following categories:

1. Initial IBCLC certification

2. Re-certification Exam

3. $250 toward CERP over a 2 year 


MALC Member Scholarship

To support our Mission, MALC will be awarding three (3) $250 scholarships to MALC members with an up-to-date paid membership for 9/1/18-8/31/19:

  • Initial IBCLC certification
  • Recertification Exam
  • $250 toward CERP over a 2 year period

Application directions:

  • Please submit an essay (no more than 500 words) addressing 
    • Which scholarship you are applying for
    • Why are you are applying for this scholarship (why do you feel you need this support)
    • What role do you play in the lactation community
    • What are your goals in the field of lactation

Your Application must include 2 sections:

Section 1: Cover Sheet including 

  • Name 
  • Home or business address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Section 2: Essay

  • NO personal identifiers
  • Typed & double spaced

Please submit your completed Application to Carrie by the deadline of MAY 1st. Attn: Scholarship committee.

All applications will be reviewed anonymously by committee. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the annual MALC fall conference.


If you are awarded a scholarship, to receive reimbursement you must submit:

  • Receipt of PAID exam fee (or credit care statement)
  • Receipt of conference payment AND Continuing Education certificate submitted within 2 weeks of attending the conference.