2021 HIMSS WA Student Scholarship

Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Winners!

Jessica Chang, RN, Karen Jenkins, RN, and Kayla Eaton

Read about them here.

HIMSS Washington Announces the Launch of the

2021 Scholarship Year Application Period


Candidate Profile

Students who see healthcare information technology playing a meaningful role in their current or future career.


Student must:

  1. Be a Washington State resident
  2. Be enrolled in a Washington State institute of higher education with focus on healthcare science, health care technology and healthcare public policy.
  3. Complete web application and essays.

Scholarship Amounts

Four Available Scholarships:

  1. Micro pathways Scholarship: $2,500
  2. Graduate Student Scholarship: $2,500
  3. Undergraduate Student Scholarship: $2,000
  4. Certificate Scholarship: $1,000

Application Period

April 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021

Scholarship Application

HIMSS WA 2021 Scholarship Application


Scholarships will be offered to undergraduate/graduate students, transitioning military veterans and professionals pursuing certificate programs that exhibit academic excellence and leadership in the healthcare science, technology, business and public policy sectors.

The 2021 Scholarship call for applications is open from April 1st – April 30th, 2021. Completed applications must be submitted no later than April 30th and award recipients will be notified in mid-May.

Further applicant requirement details:

  • Applicants must be enrolled as part-time or full-time students in an accredited certificate, micro pathways in health information technology programs (see here for a new program), Undergraduate (junior or senior level), Masters, or PhD program in the State of Washington. Candidates should be pursuing a degree relating to healthcare technology. Typical degrees may include healthcare administration, public health, healthcare management, public policy, health informatics, patient-centered technologies, computer science/information systems, and engineering.
  • Students must complete an application outlining their scholastic and professional achievements, leadership and communication skills, HIMSS experience, and activities which demonstrate their commitment to healthcare science, technology, business and public policy.
  • Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

For 2021 HIMSS WA scholarship application link, click here.

Questions? Email our Scholarship Chair, Jen M. Garcia at jenmontancesgarcia@gmail.com.