Opportunity Knocks – Financial Assistance for Students

The Opportunity Knocks financial assistance program is designed to provide monetary support to an incoming HIM student or current student of an HIM program, or an HIM professional who wishes to expand their education further.  This assistance may include but not be limited to HIM related textbooks for a course, online course fees for an HIM class, or registration fee for a certification exam offered through AHIMA.  Every quarter, applications will be considered for review. 

WHO MAY APPLY:   High school graduates interested in exploring a career in HIM, current student in an HIM program, recent graduates of an HIM program, members of NvHIMA, NNvHIMA, SNvHIMA. 

The recipient of Opportunity Knocks financial assistance will be expected to join the local association, attend quarterly meetings if schedule permits and participate when possible.  If not yet a member of the local (NNvHIMA or SNvHIMA), an application will be available for membership. 

Application