Scholarship

Attention Students - CHIMSS Scholarship Program for 2016

The CHIMSS organization is committed to supporting the professional development of health information technology professionals in Colorado.  We offer scholarship awards to professionals pursuing a career in health information technology and those looking to expand their training in the health information technology field. 

  • Academic scholarship: CHIMSS Scholarship awarded to students/qualified professionals pursuing an advanced degree (masters or doctoral) in the field of health information technology, health informatics, biomedical informatics, and related fields.
    • Award: up to $2,000
  • Training scholarship: CHIMSS Scholarship awarded to students/qualified professionals pursuing advanced training and/or certification related to health information technology, health informatics, biomedical informatics, and related fields in a secondary education setting (i.e., community college, junior college, university).
    • Award: up to $1,000
    • Applicants must be a CHIMSS member
  • NEW! Career Enhancement scholarship: CHIMSS Scholarship awarded to qualified professionals pursuing certification related to health information technology, health informatics, biomedical informatics, and related fields (e.g. PMP or similar certification, AACN or other credentialed board certification, CPHIMSS or CAPHIMSS).
    • Award: up to $300
    • Applicants must be a CHIMSS member

Applications will be accepted beginning January 5, 2016 and must be submitted by 11:59 pm Mountain, Sunday, March 13, 2016.   Awardees will be announced at the CHIMSS Spring 2016 meeting and honored at a subsequent CHIMSS 2016 event (location, date and time for that event to be announced soon).

Administrators and Teachers:  Please promote this opportunity at institutions of learning pertinent to health information technology education and professional development. If you have such contacts and would be willing to add them to the CHIMSS scholarship contact database, please send contact information to the CHIMSS Academic Chair to obtain the scholarship form.

Remember, all applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, March 13 28, 2016.

Click here to Download the Scholarship Application