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 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
HIM Graduating Student of the Year Award
Each year, CHA Learning will recognize one graduating student who demonstrates exceptional academic performance and professionalism.
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:
- Coding Specialist Program or;
- Introduction to Managing and Leading (Course 1 of the Management Essentials Program)
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: Spring/Summer
ISQua International Scholarship Program
Bursaries are awarded annually to five students in partnership with ISQua and HealthCareCAN. Fellowship Participants who were born in and currently work in low income and lower middle income countries as rated by the World Bank are eligible to apply. ISQuA Fellow Participants who have previously been awarded an ISQua Education or Conference scholarship, are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The HealthCareCAN/CHA Learning online programs eligible for the scholarship are:
- Integrated Quality Management Program
- Canadian Patient Safety Officer Online Program
- Patient-Centred Experience & Design Program
- Management Essentials Program
- Change Leadership Certificate
Please note: Scholarships cover only course enrollment fees. The scholarship does not cover textbooks, extension on program duration and any other cost incurred to access the programs. Discounts and Scholarships cannot be combined.
How to apply: ISQua fellows must follow the application procedures through ISQua. For more information, please visit ISQua website.
Donor: ISQua and HealthCareCAN
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
2018-2019 Award Winners
2017-2018 Award Winners
2016-2017 Award Winners