HIMSS Foundation Scholarships

The HIMSS Foundation annually awards scholarships to HIMSS student members who have achieved academic excellence and have the potential to be future leaders in the healthcare information and technology industry.

The call for scholarship applications is now closed. Recipients will be notified in April 2021.

HIMSS Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

HIMSS Foundation Master's Scholarship

Richard P. Covert, PhD, LFHIMSS Scholarship for Management Systems

Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship

HIMSS Chapter Scholarships

HIMSS wishes to thank the following chapters who are participating in the HIMSS 2021 Chapter Scholarship Program: Georgia, Midwest Gateway, South Florida, South Texas and Virginia.

Scholarship Application Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded this year to the student(s) deemed most deserving as determined by the HIMSS Scholarship Selection Committee. Although each scholarship additionally has its own specific criteria, generally applicants must demonstrate the following;

  • Leadership
    • School Related and Academic Activities
    • Extracurricular & Community Service Activities
    • Professional Society Involvement (excluding HIMSS)
  • Scholarship
    • Academic Record
    • Awards and Recognition
    • Supplementary Education
  • Communications
    • Presentations and Publications
    • Personal Statement
  • HIMSS Participation
    • Years of Participation
    • Extent of Participation
    • Leadership Roles

Many HIMSS Chapters also support scholarships outside of the HIMSS Foundation. Please visit chapter websites to learn more about scholarships available. Visit our complete list of local chapter websites here.

Questions? Email scholarships@himss.org.