DFW HIMA is pleased to announce scholarships opportunities coming in 2021. The online application will be available January 4, 2021 to apply for a scholarship award up to $1,000 for eligible HIT/HIA students (one undergraduate and one graduate level).
The DFW HIMA Academic Scholarship will be presented each year to an outstanding student who is currently enrolled in an accredited HIT/HIM program and will be continuing their education during the next academic year.
What are the Qualifications to apply for the scholarship?
The following must be met to apply for this award:
- Student member of AHIMA/TxHIMA
- Resident of DFW HIMA Region
- Student must have a minimum overall grade point average of
- 3.0 GPA – for undergraduate applicant
- 3.5 GPA – for graduate applicant
Student must be continuing their education at an accredited HIT/HIM program during the next academic school year.
How does someone apply for the scholarship?
Applications will be submitted online via an online application form on the DFW HIMA website with the ability to upload supporting documentation
How will the winner(s) be notified they won the award?
The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be notified via letter or email that they have been selected for the award. The award will be announced and given at the Workshop along with a certificate of accomplishment.
If someone doesn’t win the scholarship this time, can they apply again?
Although students may apply for the scholarship multiple times, students may only receive the scholarship award once.
How to Apply
Submit via online submission.
Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.