COHFMA Graduating Student CHFP Upgrade

For 2021-2022 graduating student members

Application due: Friday, May 6, 2022

The Central Ohio Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (COHFMA) offers the opportunity to support a student member with an upgrade to a professional membership following graduation. For current student members graduating and entering the workforce, they may be interested in receiving their HFMA CHFP certification. This certification material can be completed as a student member, but the designation can only be officially earned upon assuming Professional member status for a discounted rate of $240. Central Ohio HFMA offers to cover 75% of this cost through a CHFP Upgrade scholarship to support this member status upgrade.

Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, May 6, 2022 by 5pm to


Applicant Eligibility

Students seeking this opportunity must:

  1. Be graduating from an accredited school sometime between August 2021-July 2022 and entering the workforce.
  2. Be a current Central Ohio HFMA student member


Review Criteria

All interested students will need to submit:

  1. An application form. Download PDFCHFP Upgrade Fillable Application Form
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Personal Statement (<500 words)
    1. Briefly introduce yourself
    2. State your career goals
    3. Discuss how the CHFP certification and professional status will benefit your career endeavors



Please contact the COHFMA Leadership Team with any questions or concerns by emailing us at

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