NMHIMA Health Information Scholarship

$500 Associate/Bachelors Award
$1,000 Graduate Award

Application period: March 15–April 15
Awarded in May 2024

The New Mexico Health Information Management Association (NMHIMA) offers two scholarships to assist health information majors. Please submit this application to be considered for this great opportunity!

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Health Information or related discipline (Associate, Bachelor)
    Or
    Health Information or related discipline (Graduate)
  2. Part-time or full-time student attending an accredited college, not in their last semester.
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0

Education Requirements

Two proofs of education and status documents are needed:

  1. Current course schedule, with major identifiable and
  2. Unofficial transcripts or GPA proof of 3.0 or higher cumulative

Short Response Questions Requirements

There are five questions below. Answer (2) two. Each response should be 250-500 words.

  1. What are the 3 top HIM roles of your choice? Explain each, describing the position and job description and why you are passionate about this role. For assistance, use the AHIMA Career Map.
  2. How are health inequities different than health disparities?
  3. How does Health Information and Health Informatics differ?
  4. AHIMA’s common goal is to transform health and healthcare by connecting people, systems, and ideas. Why is this important in today’s society?
  5. Advocacy is a fundamental focus of AHIMA. What is advocacy?

Once we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email. The applicant will be determined based on eligibility, education, and requirements. You will be notified by May 30, 2024.

For questions, please contact nmhima@gmail.com.

NMHIMA HIM Scholarship Application

Demographic Information

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Program Information

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Short Response Questions Requirements

There are five questions below. Answer (2) two. Each response should be 250-500 words.

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