Student Awards

Each year, CHA Learning students are eligible to win awards that are designed to recognize excellence in course work. Criteria will differ depending on the course or program.


Health Information Management Association of Alberta Legacy Award

Bursary awarded annually
to the two Alberta resident students in the Health Information Management program, a Year One and a Year Two, with the highest average during the academic year. All assignments and practicums must be completed on schedule to be eligible.
Donor: In honour of the legacy of the Health Information Management Association of Alberta donated a sum of money upon closure, to be set up as a fund for high achieving Alberta HIM students.
Announcement date: Spring/Summer

The Kerry Johnson Academic Excellence Award (Previously the HIM Graduate of the Year Award)

Each year, CHA Learning will recognize one graduating student who demonstrates exceptional academic performance and professionalism in honour of Dr. Kerry Johnson, one of our long-serving faculty members and distinguished HIM Professional.

The selected graduate will receive a certificate denoting them as the CHA Learning HIM Graduate of the Year and will be awarded free enrolment in either the:

In addition, the student will be named the recipient of the CHIMA Pinnacle Award for CHA Learning Graduating Student of the Year, to be formally recognized by the CHIMA Chapter in which the winner resides.

The winner will be recognized via social media and will have the opportunity to write a blog post for the CHA learning website.

Awarded annually to the Health Information Management student with the highest overall program average who has successfully completed all program requirements on time and has shown exemplary leadership and application of essential competencies in the final practicum project for courses 450 and 452.
Donor: CHA Learning and CHIMA
Announcement date: Summer

MBNU Chapter Student Bursary

Awarded annually to a graduating student residing in Manitoba who has the highest academic standing, is a CHIMA student member and belongs to the Manitoba Nunavut Territory (MBNU) Chapter of CHIMA.

Donor: The Manitoba Nunavut Territory (MBNU) Chapter of CHIMA
Announcement date: Summer

Student Award Winners