SDHIMA Scholarships Available

SDHIMA offers scholarship opportunities for students in both the HIT/HIA and Master’s degree programs. This is an opportunity to be recognized by SDHIMA and gain financial assistance for your education.

HIA/HIT Scholarships

There are two scholarships available: $1000.00 and $500.00

The eligibility requirements for the HIT/HIA scholarships are:

  • Enrolled in six credits of Health Information Management education
  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7
  • Current member of AHIMA/SDHIMA

Masters Scholarship

There is one scholarship available: $1000.00

The eligibility requirements for the HIT/HIA scholarships are:

  • Enrolled in six credits of Health Information Management education
  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7
  • Current member of AHIMA/SDHIMA

The required documentation needed to apply for all of these scholarships are:

  • Scholarship application
  • Two (2) reference letters
  • HIM program transcript
  • Your resume
  • Program verification form completed by the program director

The scholarship application form and program verification form can be found by clicking the below links:

Scholarship Application Form
Program Verification Form

The deadline for completing these applications is extended to April 15, 2021. The winners will be notified by the end of April.