NC HIMSS Scholarship for the 2020–2021 Academic Year

Purpose
To provide recognition and financial assistance to a current NC HIMSS member toward their graduate-level program related to health management or health information technology.

Program Structure, Eligibility, and Award Criteria
NC HIMSS is offering a $2,500 scholarship for one chapter member to apply toward their graduate-level educational program.

  1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate-level educational program related to health management or health information technology, such as:
    • Health information management
    • Health information technology
    • Health management
    • Clinical programs
    • Business management
    • Other program related to health information and technology management
  2. Participation is open to current NC HIMSS members (student or regular) residing in North Carolina enrolled in a graduate-level program at an accredited college or university.
  3. Eligibility for the scholarship will be based on the following criteria:
    • Completed application
    • Resume (including volunteer work)
    • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
    • Brief essay (500-750 words)
    • Grade point average of at least 3.0
    • Official transcript(s)
    • Current NC HIMSS member and North Carolina resident
    • Attendance at 2019 NC HIMSS Annual Conference

Scholarship Schedule

  • Application submission deadline: March 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Winner announced: 2020 NC HIMSS Annual Conference April 29-30th, 2020
  • Scholarship paid to recipient’s university: August 2020

Contact Information

Recipients will be notified by mail and/or email. Please complete our online application by clicking the button below.

Awardee Benefits & Obligations

NC HIMSS will pay $2,500 directly to recipient’s university in August 2020. In return, the recipient will agree to

  • Serve as designated NC HIMSS Student Liaison during 2020-2021 academic year
  • Volunteer at least 15 hours with NC HIMSS from June 20, 2020 to June 30, 2021
  • Attend the 2020 NC HIMSS Annual Conference (April 29-30, 2020)
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