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!


The call for applications is now open and will close on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm Central (late applications will not be accepted). Winners will be notified by January 2015.

Make a Nomination

  • Click on Call for Proposals (top, left side of page)
  • Click on New Submissions (middle, left side page)
  • Click on the Name of the Award or Scholarship you would like to apply for

Foundation Scholarships

Healthcare Information Management Systems Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

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

HIMSS Chapter Supported Scholarships

Northern California Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the HIMSS Northern California Chapter

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

Virginia Chapter Scholarship Sponsored by the HIMSS Virginia Chapter

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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