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GIC HIMSS Annual Scholarship

Each year, the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (GIC HIMSS) offers two (2) $2,500 scholarships to students enrolled in accredited undergraduate, masters, and post-graduate programs in health management, health information technology (HIT), health-focused management programs, or other technology programs with an HIT focus.  

The Greater Illinois Chapter is a member of the North American HIMSS Organization serving the United States and Canada. HIMSS is a non-for-profit organization that provides leadership, professional development, education, public policy, and events.  The goal of the organization is to collectively transform health and healthcare through the use of information technology.

The attached document outlines the full program details. 

The 2023-2024 scholarship application is now open.
The application deadline is midnight U.S. Central time on November 17, 2023. 

Scholarship recipients will be formally recognized at the Career Development Event in Spring 2024, on the GIC HIMSS website, in newsletters, and during other in-person or virtual events.


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