In memory of Carol and Jay Srymanske, the Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition will grant full and half scholarships to attend our conference.  The number and amount of scholarships vary year to year based on available funding. All applications for scholarship will be reviewed and scored by the scholarship committee.  A job in lactation, which may be paid or volunteer, is required.  Please write an essay addressing the following and submit via email to

The cut-off date for submission is February 28, 2017

Please limit your response to 500 words.

• Reason for financial need of this scholarship
• Your current job (paid or volunteer) in lactation
• Completed education/training in lactation
• Future goals in lactation and how this conference and speaker will help meet these goals