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Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation/HIMSS Foundation Scholarship Program

The Foundation Scholarships can be awarded to undergraduate, Masters or PhD 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.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $5,000
Number of Awards 4 - 12
Application Deadline October 15
Available to Class Level Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Health Administration, Health Information Management/Technology, Health and Medical Sciences, Science, Technology, and Society
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Senior Director, Professional Development, Career Services
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation
Address 33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1700
City, State, Zip Chicago, IL 60603
Telephone (312) 915-9548
Fax  
E-mail hfigge@himss.org
Web Site Web site
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