Eligibility: Current CHIME members
Award: $2,000 toward any educational program that furthers the applicant’s professional education
Scholarship applicants must be a current CHIME member interested in furthering their professional education. Scholarship winners may use funds for education including but not limited to CHIME events, CHIME partner events, CHIME Foundation user group meetings, and healthcare CIO advocacy events.
In addition to completing the scholarship application form, applicants must meet the following criteria and submit the materials described below:
- Must be a current CHIME member
- Essay: Candidates must demonstrate their interest by submitting an essay. The essay should be completed in several parts, each of which should be between 500 -1,000 words.
Part A: This portion of the essay should address the candidate’s vision and goals as a future healthcare IT leader, how they have demonstrated leadership within their organization, and how this scholarship will enhance their ability to improve their healthcare IT leadership skills.
Part B: In this section, candidates should identify the top three issues/challenges that he/she believes CIOs will face in the future and how they might address them.If applicable, candidates should also address any financial challenges they have at their organization that prohibits them from otherwise participating in leadership development activities.
Part C: Scholarship candidates must also provide information on what programs they would like to attend with the scholarship money, and how they would benefit from attending.
- Resume: Scholarship candidates should provide a current resume highlighting achievements of exhibited leadership or leadership potential in the field of healthcare IT.