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South Florida Chapter of HIMSS Scholarship

The call for applications will open in July 2017. Please check back for more information.

The South Florida Chapter of HIMSS is pleased to announce a new scholarship for a student of healthcare information and management systems field. Established and funded by the South Florida HIMSS Chapter, this scholarship is awarded to a HIMSS student member who exhibits academic excellence and future leadership potential in the healthcare information and management systems industry.  Student members of the South Florida Chapter are all encouraged to apply for the scholarship. 

The amount of the scholarship is $5,000 and is given annually. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship award, the winner will also receive an all-expense paid trip to the Awards Gala at the Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition. (Some restrictions may apply.)


Applicants for the South Florida HIMSS Chapter Scholarship must fulfill these minimum requirements:

  • The applicant must be a member in good standing of National HIMSS and the South Florida Chapter
  • The primary occupation of the applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded must be that of student in an accredited undergraduate, Masters or PhD program related to the healthcare information management systems field. The specific degree program is not a critical factor, although it is expected that programs similar to those in industrial engineering, operations research, healthcare informatics, computer science and information systems, mathematics, and quantitative programs in business administration and hospital administration will predominate.
  • Undergraduate applicants must be at least a first-term junior when the scholarship is awarded.
  • Previous Foundation Scholarship winners are ineligible.


Han Le, Health Care Informatics, University of Central Florida


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