Scholarships in Health Information Management


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Walter Reed Society thru the AHIMA Foundation offers scholarships annually to student members in pursuit of degrees in Health Information Management or Health Informatics.

Applicaton and Award Dates for 2023

Online Applications are NOW OPEN for All Scholarships

May 31: Online Application Closes

August 1: Scholarship Recipients Announced

August 31: Awards Distributed

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Veteran's Scholarship

Sponsored by the Walter Reed Society. This program is designed to provide scholarships for members of the military and uniformed Services. Specifically: spouses of active-duty military and uniformed services, veterans and their spouses, wounded warriors and their spouses, and surviving spouses.


Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Current member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

  • *NEW in 2023* Walter Reed Society will sponsor the cost of AHIMA student memberships for interested veterans and spouses of veterans. Email for more information about this opportunity!

  • Currently enrolled in a health information program accredited by CAHIIM in the United States.

  • Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0).

  • Must have at least one full-time semester or credit equivalency remaining to complete their educational program after the scholarship award date (after August 1st, 2023).

  • Submit a completed online application (including all of its components).

  • Have not been awarded any AHIMA Foundation scholarship for the academic degree being sought through this application.

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