Eligibility: Current CHIME members
Award: $1,500 toward a CHIME member to attend the Spring CHIME/HIMSS CIO Forum
Applicants for the scholarships must be current CHIME members. The winner will receive complimentary registration to the Forum and may submit travel expenses for reimbursement with the remaining funds at the conclusion of the event.
Total Scholarship Opportunities
The CIO Forum Scholarship was created to promote leadership education and development to IT professionals in the healthcare industry. The CHIME Education Foundation scholarships are funded by a generous multi-year donation by Epic Systems to provide funding for CHIME members to attend the CHIME/HIMSS CIO Spring Forum.
- Must be a current CHIME member
1. Essay: Scholarship candidates must demonstrate their interest by submitting an essay. The essay should be
no longer than 1,000 words.
PART A: This part of the essay should address the candidate’s vision and goals as a healthcare IT leader and how they have demonstrated leadership in their organization.
PART B: This part of the essay should address how this scholarship and attendance at the CHIME/HIMSS CIO Forum will enhance the candidate’s ability to improve their healthcare IT leadership skills and enhance their current position as a CIO. Also in this section of the essay, if the candidate’s organization has limited resources for funding staff development, please include an explanation of those issues and how the scholarship would help them achieve their staff development goals.
2. Resume: Scholarship candidates should provide a current resume highlighting their experience
and/or achievements in the healthcare IT field.