GAHIMSS David Cowan Scholarship - Information



For the First Time - Georgia Chapter of HIMSS in partnership with National HIMSS, are providing a Unique Scholarship Opportunity!

Purpose and History

The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS is pleased to sponsor a scholarship for a student of health information technology or informatics. The chapter established this scholarship to promote the development of emerging leaders in health information technology management. Georgia student members are all encouraged to apply for the scholarship. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship award, the recipient will also receive a trip to the HIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition (some restrictions may apply).

The call for scholarship applications opens on Thursday, August 8, 2019 and will close on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm CT. Scholarship recipients will be notified in November 2019. For more information, contact


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GA HIMSS is pleased to announce the opening of the
2019 David Cowan Scholarship Application Process

The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

GA HIMSS Scholarship Application


Georgia HIMSS 2019 Scholarship Details


Thank you for applying for the Georgia HIMSS 2019 David Cowan Scholarship! 


This year we are offering up to 8 scholarships for post-secondary students (from technical school to graduate school) currently enrolled a Health Information Technology program (or Health Informatics program or closely related program) in an accredited school in the state of Georgia.  The amount of each scholarship will be between $3,000 and $4,000, depending on total funds raised and number of selected recipients. 


About Georgia HIMSS


The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (GA HIMSS) provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. Collectively, HIMSS represents more than 40,000 individual members across the country – with GA HIMSS encompassing over 1600 healthcare IT professionals – including many key CIOs from the state’s largest hospitals and healthcare facilities. GAHIMSS is dedicated to improving Healthcare IT locally through advocacy, collaboration and education, and to ensure quality patient care throughout the state of Georgia.


Georgia HIMSS Mission:  Actively engage our members, sponsors, partners and legislators in improving health and health care in Georgia through information and technology


Georgia HIMSS Vision:  Better health for Georgians through information and technology


Completed applications and reference letters are due by February 15th, 2019.


We will announce the winners at this year’s Inaugural Gala on May 16th and Annual Golf Classic and Fundraiser on May 17th, 2018.


And, please share this announcement with interested HIT (and Health Informatics) students and educational programs in your area.


GA HIMSS Scholarship Application -click here


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