Scholarship

About the CHIMSS Scholarship Program for 2018

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 a degree 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 April 1, 2018 and must be submitted by 11:59 pm MST, Sunday, May 6, 2018.   Awardees will be contacted by a Board member and announced at a subsequent CHIMSS 2018 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 amy.feaster@childrenscolorado.org to obtain the scholarship form.

Remember, all applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Click here to Download the Scholarship Application