Scholarship Opportunities



The AHIMA Foundation offers merit scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students pursuing degrees in health information administration and health information technology. Scholarships are also available to CAHIIM accredited credentialed health information management professionals pursuing graduate degrees in an area related to HIM practice. Click here for more information.

NYHIMA is also pleased to offer the following scholarships in support of HIM education for the 2015-16 Membership Year:

  • The Mary M. Zannis Scholarship - one award of $1,000 annually to a student enrolled part-time or full-time in a New York State CAHIIM Accredited Associate or Baccalaureate Program.

  • The NYHIMA Book Fund Scholarship - two awards of $300 annually to part-time or full-time students enrolled in a New York State CAHIIM Accredited Associate or Baccalaureate Program.

  • The NYHIMA Returning Student Scholarship - one award of $1,000 annually to a student returning to school to advance or transition their career to a new path within the Health Information Management field and enrolled part-time or full-time in a New York State CAHIIM Accredited Associate or Baccalaureate Program.