The AHIMA Foundation attracts new talent to the health information management field by supporting scholarship opportunities for current and future health information professionals. The AHIMA Foundation offers merit scholarships to outstanding students enrolled in health information and health information technology programs.Eligibility & Requirements: (1) Current member of the American Health Information Management Association; (2) Actively enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours towards pursuing a degree; (3) Completed 24 credit hours towards a degree (for graduate degree applicants, this can include undergraduate credit hours); (4) Have at least six (6) credit hours remaining after the award date; (5) Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0) or 4.5 (out of 5.0) based on the most recently completed 24 credit hours; (6) Have not been awarded any AHIMA Foundation scholarship for the academic degree being sought through this application.For more info, see program webpage (https://ahimafoundation.org/scholarships/merit-scholarships/).

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $2,500
Number of Awards
Not reported
Application Deadline
September 30
Available to Class Level
Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3.5
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Health Information Management/Technology
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
AHIMA Foundation
AHIMA Foundation
Address
233 North Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor
City, State, Zip
Chicago, IL , 60601-5809
Telephone
(312) 233-1131
E-mail
info@ahimafoundation.org
Website
Website

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