NMHIMA Scholarship Application Deadline is April 15, 2022. Apply Today!

The New Mexico Health Information Management Association awards two (2) $500.00 scholarships to assist health information majors, including health information, health informatics, coding, and technology. Please submit this application to be considered for this great opportunity!

The scholarship deadline is normally April 1, 2022, but applications will be accepted until April 15, 2022. Awardees will be notified after April 30, 2022.

Eligibility Requirements


  • AHIMA/NMHIMA member
  • Major in Health Information or health information-related discipline in a CAHIIM accredited program, full-time or part-status, and not in their final semester
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0


  • AHIMA/NMHIMA member
  • Enrolled in a program with areas related to HIM or Health Informatics

Application Requirements

  • Complete the application with the necessary documents by April 1, 2022 — extended to April 15, 2022. Application and the required documents must be submitted to the NMHIMA.org Scholarship webpage.

In addition to your name, major, cumulative GPA, degree type, expected graduation date, Program information provide a personal statement.

In 250 – 350 words, include a brief biography, School/Association activities, the primary reason you are pursuing or have pursued health information, what interests you about the profession, and why you seek a professional credential and additional information that you believe is pertinent to your application (such as a statement of need).

Documents required

  1. Copy of current course schedule, with major identifiable
  2. Unofficial transcripts/GPA proof of 3.0 or higher
  3. Name and contact information of program director
  4. Letter of reference from a faculty from your program of study or professional colleague.

Applications will be reviewed by the Board and determined based on the above requirements. Awardees will be notified after April 30, 2022. Good luck!