The HIMSS Foundation annually awards scholarships to HIMSS student members who have achieved academic excellence and have the potential to be future leaders in the healthcare information and management systems industry.

Twelve scholarships will be awarded this year to the student(s) deemed most deserving as determined by the HIMSS Foundation Scholarship Review Board.

Thank you for your interest in HIMSS Scholarships!

Winners will be announced in January 2015 and honored at the Awards Banquet at the HIMSS15 Conference and Exposition.  

Foundation Scholarships

Healthcare Information Management Systems Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

Richard P. Covert, PhD, LFHIMSS Scholarship for Management Systems

HIMSS Chapter Supported Scholarships

New York Chapter Scholarship 2 Awards Offered Sponsored by the HIMSS New York Chapter

Northern California Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the HIMSS Northern California Chapter

Central and Northern Florida Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the HIMSS Central and Northern Florida Chapter

South Florida HIMSS Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the South Florida Chapter of HIMSS

Virginia Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the HIMSS Virginia Chapter

Georgia Chapter Scholarship Sponored by the Georgia Chapter of HIMSS


Scholarship Application Criteria


  • School Related and Academic Activities

  • Extracurricular & Community Service Activities

  • Professional Society Involvement (excluding HIMSS)


  • Academic Record

  • Awards and Recognition

  • Supplementary Education


  • Presentations and Publications

  • Personal Statement

HIMSS Participation

  • Years of Participation

  • Extent of Participation

  • Leadership Roles


Please visit our complete list of local chapter websites to learn more about scholarships available from HIMSS Chapters.

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