2016 HIMSS Scholarship

2016 HIMSS Scholarship

2016 HIMSS Scholarship is being offered by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The university is providing scholarship opportunity for those who are attending a school in New York State. The scholarship is provided to financially assist a college student. $2,500 amount for a graduate or doctorate level student and $1,500 amount for bachelors or associate’s level student will be granted.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a global, non-profit organization. HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.


The applicant must be:

  • Attending a school in New York State.
  • The primary occupation of the applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded must be that of a student in an accredited undergraduate, masters or PhD program related to the healthcare information management systems field.
  • Programs similar to those in industrial engineering, operations research, healthcare informatics, computer science and information systems, mathematics, and quantitative programs in business administration and hospital administration will predominate.
  • Undergraduate applicants must be at least a first-term junior when the scholarship is awarded.
  • Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

How to Apply:

In order to be a part of this amazing scholarship you must submit a 500 word essay that discusses one of the following three topics:

  • How can HIMSS be more impactful in managing the links between the various stakeholders in the Healthcare market?
  • What do you see as the greatest impact to improving healthcare delivery in the next two years?
  • What do you see as the biggest healthcare industry hurdle(s) in the delivery of healthcare in the US today and why?

Submitting Details:

Kindly email your essay submission, school affiliation, school program/degree being pursued and complete contact information (first and last name, mailing address, phone number and email address) to: nys.scholarships-at-himsschapter.org

Award Amount:

Two scholarships will be awarded:

  • $2,500 for a Graduate or Doctorate level student
  • $1,500 for Bachelors or Associate’s level student
  • Winners will also be provided with a one-year membership to HIMSS

Application Deadline:

May 13, 2016 is deadline of submitting the complete application package.

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