$5,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
304
Days
October 15 2019
Application Deadline
10
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

The Foundation Scholarships can be awarded to undergraduate, Master's or Ph.D. students enrolled in a program related to the healthcare information and management systems field. In addition to the $5000 scholarship award, the winner also receives an all-expense paid trip to the Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition. Applicants must be member in good standing of HIMS. Primary occupation must be that of student in an accredited program related to the healthcare information or management systems field. The specific degree program is not a critical factor, although it is expected that programs similar to those in industrial engineering, operations research, healthcare informatics, computer science and information systems, mathematics, and quantitative programs in business administration and hospital administration will predominate. Undergraduate applicants must be at least a first-term junior when the scholarship is awarded. Previous Foundation Scholarship winners are ineligible.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$50,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Health Administration, Health Information Management/Technology, Health and Medical Sciences, Science, Technology, and Society
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

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Contact Helen Figge
Senior Director, Professional Development, Career Services
hfigge@himss.org
Tel: 312-915-9548 Address 33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603