Maryland Chapter of HIMSS - Scholarships

Annual Education Scholarship 2019

The Maryland HIMSS Chapter is pleased to announce the opening of their annual call for applications of their Health IT scholarships.  Every year, Maryland HIMSS awards 1-2 deserving students actively enrolled in a health care information technology and/or computer science related degree program.   “We are honored to support the educational advancement for our chapter members while also providing opportunities for professional development” said Anna Schoenbaum, Chair of Professional Development for the Maryland HIMSS Chapter.  In addition to the $2,500.00 award, recipients will also receive: 

  • Honorary Maryland HIMSS Chapter Membership for one year
  • Admittance into all Chapter Education Programs at no cost
  • Appointment to a chapter committee of choice

Potential applicants are asked to review the scholarship specifics and apply online on the Maryland Chapter website at  “The Maryland HIMSS Scholarship is an excellent investment in our local industry and membership. Our Board continues to focus on strategic partnerships with colleges and universities across the state. This is one way that we are committed to giving back to our community and investing in Maryland’s future. And you will see more focus on that in the coming year,” said Kathryn Whitmore, President of the Maryland Chapter. Application packages are due Sunday, September 1, 2019. 

Click Here to Complete the Application: 2019 Application for MD HIMSS Scholarship

You will need to submit the following information in order to be considered:
·        College transcript & Proof of registration
·        Resume
·        Personal statement
·        Letter of recommendation

Completed applications must be submitted to Maryland HIMSS by September 1, 2019.

For more information, contact:

Anna E. Schoenbaum, Professional Development Chair

Maryland HIMSS, Board of Directors



Other Scholarship Opportunities
HIMSS also offers similar scholarships. Please see their site for additional details: HIMSS Scholarships