Awards

(nominations due March 1)

Each year the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association presents awards to those individuals and institutions that have done an outstanding job promoting and supporting breastfeeding. 

​To nominate someone, please fill out our Award Nominations Form.

 

Grants

(applications due December 31, 2022)

The Ohio Lactation Consultant Association awards grants to OLCA members for breastfeeding promotion.


The amount of each grant depends upon the amount available in the budget for that year.


Grants up to $1,000 with a detailed budget will be considered.

Grant money is to be used for breastfeeding promotion adhering to the WHO Code.

Before applying for a grant, you should:

  1. Read the GRANT RULES

  2. See the EXAMPLE BUDGET

  3. Review the PROGRESS REPORT FORM (to be submitted quarterly if you receive the grant)

  4. ​Then you can ...

 

Scholarships

(applications due December 31, 2022)

These scholarships are open to all OLCA members.

OLCA provides scholarships (up to $700) for professional development in the area of lactation.


The number of scholarships offered each year depends on the annual budget.


Award may be used for conference registration, professional development, or any related expenses.

If you are providing a Letter of Recommendation for a Scholarship Applicant, please click HERE for instructions.

 

Diversity Scholarhips

(applications due September 30, 2022)

These scholarships are reserved for members of historically underrepresented racial groups (Black/African American, Latinx, Asian, Native American/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) only.

​OLCA provides scholarships (up to $700 - includes one year membership for the following membership year) for professional development in the area of lactation.


The number of scholarships offered each year depends on the annual budget.
Award may be used for conference registration, professional development, or any related expenses.