2021 New York State Chapter Scholarship Application

March 29 - May 31, 2021 | Chapter Event

The HIMSS New York State Chapter founded the NYS Chapter Scholarship Program in 2014 to provide financial assistance for College Students and Veterans.

This scholarship was established to help financially support the education of students who are actively pursuing a career related to the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.

This year, HIMSS New York State is awarding $12,000 across 5 scholarships. Apply Today!

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates can apply to ONLY ONE (1) of the Scholarship Categories, as defined below:

  1. Category 1: Undergraduate Student
    • Scholarship award amount: $2,000 per scholarship
    • Scholarships to be awarded: 2 Scholarships
    • Requirements:
      • Must be enrolled as an Undergraduate Student in a technical major such as computer science or, a health related discipline or, an area of study that includes both healthcare and technology such as informatics.
      • Must be enrolled as an Undergraduate Student in New York State at the time of the award (June 2021).
      • Winner(s) must participate on a HIMSS NYS Committee which includes attending periodic committee phone calls.
      • Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.
  2. Category 2: Graduate Student
    • Scholarship award amount: $3,000 per scholarship
    • Scholarships to be awarded: 2 scholarships
    • Requirements:
      • Must be enrolled as a Graduate Student (Master/Doctorate program) with a technical focus such as computer science or, a health related discipline or, an area of study that includes both healthcare and technology such as informatics.
      • Must be enrolled as a Graduate Student in New York State at the time of the award (June 2021).
      • Winner(s) must participate on a HIMSS NYS Committee which includes attending periodic committee phone calls.
      • Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.  
  3. Category 3: Veteran Student
    • Scholarship award amount: $2,000 per scholarship
    • Scholarships to be awarded: 1 scholarship
    • Requirements:
      • Must be a U.S. Veteran.
      • Must be enrolled as an Undergraduate Student or Graduate Student in a technical major such as computer science or, a health related discipline or, an area of study that includes both healthcare and technology such as informatics.
      • Must be enrolled as an Undergraduate Student OR Graduate Student in New York State at the time of the award (June 2021).
      • Winner must participate on a HIMSS NYS Committee which includes attending periodic committee phone calls.
      • Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

Timeline:

  • Monday, March 29, 2021: Scholarship Application is opens
  • Monday, May 31, 2021: Scholarship Applications are due (by midnight EST)
  • Scholarship awards will be announced the week of June 21, 2021.

The NYS Chapter Scholarship Program is managed by the HIMSS NYS Scholarship Committee.

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