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Lyn Slatter Memorial Scholarship Criteria 2019

LCANZ Lyn Slatter Memorial Scholarship 2019

Lyn Slatter worked tirelessly in her commitment to the profession of IBCLC® and to the promotion of breastfeeding. Countless mothers and babies benefited from her knowledge, experience and wisdom. Lyn was a great mentor and role model for many IBCLCs®, midwives and other health professionals and had a great capacity for compassion, wonderful clinical skills in caring for mothers, babies and families.

In her honour and in recognition of her contribution to the profession, the Lyn Slatter Memorial Scholarship has been established. At the request of Lyn and her family this scholarship is to assist with the cost of sitting the IBLCE® exam for the first time.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a financial member of LCANZ for a period of at least six months prior to the application
  • Be sitting the IBLCE® exam for the first time in the year you apply
  • Meet eligibility criteria to sit the IBLCE® exam
  • Be a resident of Australia or New Zealand

Applicants will not be eligible to apply if they have received a LCANZ scholarship.

Additional Considerations:

  • Located in a rural/remote area
  • Indigenous background – Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, Maori
  • Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Payment of Scholarship:

  • The scholarship amount is $500AUD paid directly to IBLCE® on behalf of the successful applicant

OR

  • Paid to the successful applicant on provision of the official IBLCE® receipt if payment has already been made

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