Scholarships & Awards


The Northern California Chapter of HIMSS will be participating in the HIMSS Foundation annual awards scholarships. HIMSS Northern California students who have achieved academic success and attend a college in Northern California are eligible to apply. The HIMSS Foundation will award 12 scholarships this year. 

The Northern California Scholarship is $5,000. This scholarship is awarded to a HIMSS student member who exhibits academic excellence and future leadership potential in the healthcare information and management systems industry. Northern California student members are all encouraged to apply for the scholarship.

There are also $5,000 scholarships available through the HIMSS national organization. Be sure to check out both national and chapter opportunities.


The call for applications is now open and will close on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm CentralLate applications will not be accepted.

Winners will be notified by January 2016. Recipients will be honored at an awards gala at HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas.

HIMSS Scholarships page:

NorCal Chapter of HIMSS Scholarship page:

Congratulations to our 2015 Scholarship recipient, Lauren Mock, of UC Berkeley

HIMSS Awards

The 2014 HIMSS Awards Program recognizes outstanding leadership in industry service, service to HIMSS, chapter activity, and publications. Award recipients are honored at the Awards Banquet at the HIMSS Annual Conference.

The call for applications is now open and will close on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm Central (late applications will not be accepted). Winners will be notified by January 2015.

HIMSS Awards page: