Scholarships

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended!
Scholarship applications for 2017 Undergraduate Scholarship, Karen Kohler Past Presidant Memorial Graduate Scholarship and Established Professional Development Scholarship will be accepted until March 15, 2017.

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A Guide to Scholarship Application

The Wisconsin Health Information Management Association, Inc., with support from Nuance, iod Corporation, HDI, Loeffler, Amphion Medical Solutions, the annual Not-So-Silent Auction donors, Fall Conference team and the Regional Health Information Management Associations proudly continues to support and recognize Wisconsin students pursuing their education as health information professionals, members pursuing graduate education, and members needing financial assistance for professional development.  The purpose of this scholarship program is to acknowledge and reward academic excellence, leadership and volunteerism.  Amounts awarded will be based on the number of qualified applications received for each scholarship. Individual awards vary. All applications for consideration must be submitted by the deadline indicated on the application form.  Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to the WHIMA Annual Meeting and receive formal invitation and recognition at the Annual Business Meeting.

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Must be a student member of AHIMA and WHIMA.
  • Must be enrolled in an CAHIIM accredited Health Information Administration program or Health Information Technology program. Scholarship to be granted for those students who have successfully completed the first semester of their program.
  • Must document a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Must complete the application procedure.

Karen Kohler Past President Memorial Graduate Scholarship

  • Must be an active member of AHIMA and WHIMA.
  • The applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded must be a student in an accredited graduate program relating to the health care information field. The specific degree program is not a critical factor, although it is expected that programs similar to those in health care information, business administration, computer science and information systems, management engineering and quality improvement.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program
  • Must have made contributions showing leadership, innovation and creativity within the HIM profession.
  • Must complete the application procedure.
  • Previous awardees are not eligible to submit an application in subsequent years.

Established Professional Development Scholarship

  • Must be active member of WHIMA and AHIMA.
  • Must submit evidence of attendance at continuing education program and personal payment for program or successful completion of credentialing examination.
  • Must complete the application procedure.
  • Professional or personal references.
    Must have made contributions showing leadership, innovation and creativity with the HIM profession.

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For more information call WHIMA at (608)787-0168 or e-mail whima@whima.org