IHIMA Certification Exam Scholarship

The Certification Exam Scholarship Award Period is closed.  Applications will be open in Fall 2020.

Indiana Health Information Management Association (IHIMA) is offering a scholarship award to cover the cost of a member price for taking the RHIA and RHIT exams. Scholarships will be awarded based on meeting the eligibility requirements. Applications are accepted until all scholarships are awarded.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be either a graduate or an exam eligible student in a CAHIIM accredited HIM program.
  2. The applicant must have successfully taken the RHIA/RHIT exam, as evidenced by the date of the accompanying exam score report.
  3. The applicant must submit this application within one year of taking the RHIA/RHIT exam.
  4. The applicant must be an active IHIMA/AHIMA member.

Terms and Instructions

  1. The applicant must submit a completed application form.
  2. As part of the online application, the applicant must submit a copy of their exam score report that indicates the applicant passed the RHIA or RHIT exam.
  3. RHIA/RHIT exam scholarships will be awarded in the amount of an AHIMA member exam price for the appropriate exam, for a total of six (6) registrants.
  4. Scholarships will be awarded based on receipt of the completed application, submission of the successful exam score report, and the submission date of the materials.
  5. The IHIMA Strategic Planning Committee will be responsible for reviewing all applications received to determine that all eligibility requirements have been met and will make recommendations for selection to the Executive Board.
  6. IHIMA will notify applicants of the Strategic Planning Committee’s decision prior to the IHIMA Annual Meeting.
  7. The name of the award recipient will be announced at the IHIMA Annual Meeting, posted on the IHIMA Website, and distributed through IHIMA communications.

NOTE: The Certification Exam Scholarship will be awarded as funding allows and is subject to change without notice.