• Annual Person of Color Scholarship

    Postpartum Doula Skills Workshop Scholarship Application Guidelines

     NAPS Doulas is thrilled to offer Person of Color scholarships for the fourth consecutive year.  As an organization, we realize the need to make our profession and local postpartum doula community more inclusive to people of color.  Understanding the many barriers that may exist to becoming a postpartum doula, we support our scholarship recipients with tuition paid for a NAPS approved Postpartum Doula Skills Workshop (including DONA and CAPPA trainings), mentorship through NAPS Doulas, and a one-year membership to NAPS Doulas following completion of the workshop.


    The guidelines for receiving this scholarship are:
     The applicant must live in the Puget Sound area with the intention of practicing in this area for at least one year after completion of workshop.
     Full scholarship is for a NAPS-approved Postpartum Doula Skills Workshop in the Puget Sound area. A list of NAPS-approved workshops will be provided upon award, and include DONA
    and CAPPA- approved trainings.  Simkin Center at Bastyr offers four workshops per year: http://www.bastyr.edu/simkincenter/postpartum-doula-training.
     Training must be completed within one year from date of scholarship award.
     The award funds will be given directly to the institution/person conducting the NAPS approved workshop.
     Upon completion of the workshop, a one-year membership to NAPS Doulas will be awarded to the recipient.
     Please state if you have a specific training date in mind.

    The deadline for the 2018 Scholarship is November 20. 2017. All applications must be received by this date. The award will be announced on December 6.
    The application may be completed using the form below or downloaded here, completed, and mailed to:

    NAPS Doulas
    2524 16th Ave. S.
    Seattle, WA 98144

    If you need a copy mailed to you, please leave a message on our referral line: 206.956.1955 and provide us with your name and address.  We will confirm receipt of your application once received.

    For any questions, please leave a message on the referral line, 206.956.1955 or email nase@napsdoulas.com.