Important Information from KHIMA

KHIMA Scholarship Program

KHIMA is offering two (2) undergraduate scholarships, one (1) Sue Malone and one (1) graduate scholarship to health information management students enrolled in their final year of study at an accredited HIM program. Application materials are available at the KHIMA website. Students are encouraged to read the application materials for more details on when and where to submit their applications. The awards will be presented at the KHIMA Spring Workshop/Annual Meeting.

Undergraduate Scholarships

KHIMA shall grant two (2) annual scholarship awards for undergraduate studies, one of which will be named the Karen Schuvie Scholarship, in an amount to be determined annually by the Executive Board of Directors. These scholarships will be awarded to a student enrolled in an HIM school in Kansas (Kansas University, Washburn University, Hutchinson Community College or Neosho Community College) as well as one scholarship to any KHIMA member who is enrolled in an accredited HIM program. If there is not a qualified applicant from the Kansas schools, the committee members have the right to award the scholarship to the next best qualified applicant regardless of the institution. Applicant must be a member/student member of AHIMA/KHIMA.

Graduate Scholarships

  • SUE A. MALONE SCHOLARSHIP
    KHIMA shall grant one (1) annual scholarship award in an amount to be determined annually by the Executive Board of Directors. The scholarship shall be for higher level education and limited to:
    i. RHIT progression students (to RHIA)
    ii. RHIA or Masters or Doctorate in Public Health, Law School, Business Administration, Public Administration, or any other applicable degrees for HIM profession.
  • KHIMA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
    KHIMA shall grant one (1) annual scholarship award for graduate studies, in an amount to be determined annually by the Executive Board of Directors. Applicant must be a member/student member of AHIMA/KHIMA.

Criteria for Eligibility to Apply for all Scholarships

A. Applicant for KHIMA Scholarships must be a full- or part-time student in his/her last year of studies at one (1) of the following programs:

  1. HIA Program at the University of Kansas in Kansas City
  2. HIT Program at Washburn University in Topeka
  3. HIT Program at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson
  4. HIT Program at Neosho Community College in Chanute
  5. KHIMA member who is attending an accredited HIM program

B. Applicant must be a member/student member of AHIMA/KHIMA.

Deadlines for all Scholarships

Applicants must submit the completed application form, verification of enrollment form, and references to the Recognition Committee chairperson by November 30th of each year. Applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

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