Doula Scholarships

Uzazi Village offers a range of scholarships for the various doula trainings that we conduct throughout the year. On this page, you’ll find applications as well as information about each respective scholarship currently offered.


Applications are closed.

Healthy Blue is partnering with Uzazi Village to give back to the community by sponsoring the doula education of 10 committed individuals. This scholarship is open to any committed individual with a passion of making a difference within their community. Scholarship recipients will attend our October 2023 doula training or our February 2024 doula training. 

Applicant Requirements: 

Must be able to attend all days of training


Application Open July 31, 2023
Application Closes August 18, 2023

Award Letters

(*Award letters for both sessions will be awarded on October 2023 February 2024)

September 18, 2023



Applications are closed.

The Cora Faith Walker Scholarship is to commemorate the legacy of Cora Faith Walker who was dedicated to decreasing infant and Maternal mortality for black families in the State of Missouri.

Scholarship recipients will be trained in Uzazi Village Birth & Postpartum Doula method and Lactation support. In addition to becoming Uzazi Village trained Birth & Postpartum Doulas and Peer Community Lactation Counselors. The Cora Faith Walker Scholarship also includes the coverage of Uzazi Villages Certification Fee.

This scholarship is for Missouri Residents Only. Uzazi Village is located in Kansas City, Mo and will be hosting training in Kansas City, Mo, Columbia Mo, and Springfield Mo. If you are a resident of St. Louis, Mo or surrounding Missouri area please exit this application and apply to the attached link: Jamaa Birth Village (St. Louis Applicants).


This scholarship program immerses participants in 2 intensive modules: 

  • Prenatal Doula & Postpartum Doula 

  • Lactation 




Deadline | March 1 2024

Award letter | March 6 2024

Deadline | August 3 

Award letter | August 4


Applications Open |
January 31, 2024

Applications Open |
Friday, July 7

8am – 4pm

8am – 6pm

Tuesday, April 2

Saturday, September 9

Wednesday, April 3  Sunday, September 10
Thursay, April 4 Saturday, September 16
Friday, April 5 Sunday, September 17
Saturday, April 6  

*None of these dates work for you? Check out the dates offered by Jamaa Birth Village! 

Applicant Requirements: 

– Must be 18 years or older

– Must attend all sessions — no class makeups.
– Must be a Missouri resident.

This training is NOT the same as Uzazi Village’s Perinatal Doula Training which includes 4 total modules for participants. If you’re interested in our original Perinatal Doula Training Program, you can see more details below or contact 

Uzazi Village trained doulas have formed doula collectives to support families in their communities.

Contact Uzazi Village for more information or to sign up for doula training

4232 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64110  •  (816) 541-3718

Missouri (MO)

Columbia MO

Mid-Missouri Black Doula Collective

Contact: Erica Dickson


Kansas (KS)

Lawrence KS

Success By Six

Doulas of Douglas County

Contact: Traci Dotson


Wichita KS

Wichita Birth Society

Neighborhood Doula Advocates

Contact: Sapphire Garcia Lies


Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma City OK

For the Village

Contact: Farah Antoine-Mayberry


New Jersey (NJ)

Trenton NJ

Children’s Futures

Trenton Community Doula Program

Contact: Sonya Boone


Camden NJ

Community Doulas of South Jersey

Contact: Jodi Green


Newark NJ

SPAN Advocacy

Sister to Sister Community Doulas of Essex County

Contact: Rachel Ruel