AHIMA Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Foundation of Research & Education in Health Information Management

The scholarship was established by AHIMA Foundation to provide financial assistance to veterans or spouses of veterans who are planning to attend a program in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM).

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Undergraduate or Graduate student
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Have at least six (6) credit hours remaining
  • College:
    Accepted into a Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program accredited by a national or regional agency of the United States
  • Military:
    Veteran Military Service Members from the U.S. Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Reserves and National Guard; Spouses of Veteran Service Members, including active duty military, retirees, veterans, wounded warriors and surviving spouses

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Educational and career ambitions; Record of military service; Record of personal achievement; Demonstration of community service; Desire to continue to serve others and make a positive community impact; Leadership potential
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two signed letters of support At least one should be from a Health Information educator, employer, or military superior The other may be a personal reference
  • Other Materials:
    Submit a completed online application; Verification of Enrollment; Copy of certificate of release of discharge from Active Duty (DD214) must include dates and locations served; Copy of marriage certificate; Copy of proof of spouse's current active duty status or certificate of release of discharge from Active Duty (DD214). Must include dates and locations served

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