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Scholarships

AHIMA Foundation offers scholarships annually to student members in pursuit of degrees in Health Information Management or Health Informatics.

Application and Award Dates for 2023

Early February: Online Application Opens 

 

May 31: Online Application Closes 

 

August 1: Scholarship Recipients Announced 

 

August 31: Awards Distributed to Recipient's Schools

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Degree Types

Associate's Degree

Associate's Degree

Amount: $3,000 award
Type: For students pursuing a CAHIIM-accredited AA degree in HIM or HI.
Bachelor's Degree/Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Bachelor's Degree/Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Amount: $5,000 award
Type: For students pursuing a BA/BS degree or a post-Baccalaureate certificate accredited by CAHIIM in HIM or HI.
Master's Degree

Master's Degree

Amount: $7,000 award
Type: For students pursuing a CAHIIM-accredited master's degree in areas related to HIM or HI.
Doctoral Degree

Doctoral Degree

Amount: $10,000 grant
Type: For students pursuing a doctoral degree in an area related to health information.

Scholarships

Veteran's Scholarship

Veteran's Scholarship

Sponsored by the Walter Reed Society. This program is designed to provide scholarships for members of the military and uniformed Services. Specifically: spouses of active-duty military and uniformed services, veterans and their spouses, wounded warriors and their spouses, and surviving spouses.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

- Current member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

 

- *NEW in 2023* Walter Reed Society will sponsor the cost of AHIMA student memberships for interested veterans and spouses of veterans. Email info@ahimafoundation.org for more information about this opportunity! 

 

- Currently enrolled in a health information program accredited by CAHIIM in the United States.

 

- Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0).

 

- Must have at least one full-time semester or credit equivalency remaining to complete their educational program after the scholarship award date (after August 1st, 2023).

 

- Submit a completed online application (including all of its components).

 

- Have not been awarded any AHIMA Foundation scholarship for the academic degree being sought through this application.

Merit Scholarship

Merit Scholarship

The program is designed to provide scholarships to students who achieved academic excellence and demonstrate the potential to be future leaders in Health Information Management and Health Informatics.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

- Current member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

 

- Currently enrolled in a health information program accredited by CAHIIM in the United States.

 

- Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0).

 

- Applicants must have at least one full-time semester or credit equivalency remaining to complete their educational program after the scholarship award date (after August 1st, 2023).

 

- Submit a completed online application (including all of its components). 

 

- Have not been awarded any AHIMA Foundation scholarship for the academic degree being sought through this application.

Dissertation Grant

Dissertation Grant

COMING SOON!

This program is designed to provide grants to doctoral students in the stages of conducting research and writing their dissertations.

- Eligibility requirements and application will be posted in March 2023. 

Thank you to our generous donors and supporters for their continued commitment to AHIMA Foundation's Scholarship Program.