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HIMSS Foundation/Beacon Launch Scholarship

August 22, 2007
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The Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation is launching new college scholarship sponsored by Beacon Partners that will be awarded during the 2008 academic year to a full-time student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. program related to the healthcare information management systems field.

The recipient will receive a $7,000 cash scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to the annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition.

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

- Be a member in good standing of HIMSS.

- Full-time student at the time the scholarship is awarded.

- Enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, Masters of Ph.D. program related to the healthcare information management systems field.

- Be at least a first-term junior when the scholarship is awarded, if an undergraduate applicant.

- Submit a 500-word essay according to the scholarship guidelines.

- Have not previously received a HIMSS Foundation scholarship.

An online application form is available at www.himss.org/scholarships. All application forms must be submitted online by Oct. 31.

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