Exciting Scholarship Opportunity from PHIMA

The Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA) has a long history of awarding scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement and commitment to the field of Health Information Management (HIM) in Pennsylvania. PHIMA recognizes that promoting education and recruitment of students are critical success factors for the HIM profession.

The PHIMA Board of Directors is pleased to be continuing the scholarship program for 2022-23.  The recipient of the scholarship will be recognized for his/her accomplishments and receive the award at a luncheon on Monday, April 24, 2023 during the PHIMA Annual Conference.

Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Current enrollment in an accredited HIM program, HIT program, AHIMA Independent Study Program (PA Residents Only), or graduate program in a field related to HIM
  2. Current member of AHIMA with Pennsylvania designated as his/her Component Association (CA)
  3. Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.3.

Several documents must be completed and submitted to be considered for the scholarship. These documents include:

  1. Online application
  2. Two references/recommendations
  3. Copy of a recent transcript of academic credits

The PHIMA Student Scholarship application must be completed online. References/recommendations and recent transcript should be submitted with the online application and must be received by February 25, 2023. The awardee will be notified by March 25, 2023.

For questions, please contact:
Meloney Mantsch, MS, RHIA
PHIMA 1st Year Director
Email: meloney_mantsch@chs.net

PHIMA looks forward to student participation in this exciting opportunity!

Peirce College On-Demand Open House

Are you interested in finding out more about PHIMA’s partnership with Peirce College?

This virtual open house will provide you with helpful information and outline the benefits for PHIMA members, their spouses, and dependents.

You can view the video by clicking below.