2024 Scholarship Opportunities

January 9, 2024

Apply Today – Online Applications Close March 31, 2024

Launching the Future of Health Information

The Washington State Health Information Management Association (WSHIMA) recognizes that our association and our profession benefits from the talents and energy of well-educated Health Information Management and Health Informatics professionals.

To assist student and professional members in their educational endeavors, WSHIMA is offering $13,000.00 in 2024 scholarships:

  • The Sister Peter Olivaint Scholarship Program
    This WSHIMA scholarship provides three 2024 scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000.00. These three scholarships are open to any WSHIMA member who is a student in any CAHIIM-approved program.
  • The Long Term Care Health Information Management Scholarship
    Through a generous donation, WSHIMA is offering five 2024 scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000.00. These scholarships are school specific (1 per HIM program) for any WSHIMA member enrolled in any of the following Washington-based CAHIIM-approved programs:
    • Associates programs at Shoreline Community College, Spokane Community College, Tacoma Community College.
    •  Bachelors programs at University of Washington and Tacoma Community College.
  • The WSHIMA Professional Development Scholarship
    This scholarship offers assistance to AHIMA credentialed WSHIMA members wanting to advance their education, knowledge and careers.  Such as pursuing an advanced AHIMA Credential (CCS, CHDA, CHPS, CDIP) or moving into an emerging field of health informatics or information. WSHIMA will award two 2024 scholarship for up to $1,000.00 each.

If you are interested fill out the scholarships application forms under “Continuing Education” on the WSHIMA homepage.

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2024.