COHFMA Student Scholarship Program

Association & Academic Year: 2022/2023
(June 2022 – May 2023)

The Central Ohio Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (COHFMA), Student Scholarship Program, offers the opportunity for students involved in any healthcare management profession to obtain financial assistance for a specified variety of categories.  COHFMA membership includes central and southeastern Ohio areas.

The categories of scholarship offered are:
1. Tuition Assistance ($1,000 award) + HFMA Student Membership Fee ($50 award)
2. HFMA Student Membership Fee ($50 award)

Scholarship are awarded for academic achievement, demonstration of leadership potential, service activities, technical skills, and communication skills.  Specifically, for the tuition assistance, award will also be subject to demonstrating the desire to commit to engaging in committee participation with the COHFMA Leadership Team.

Applications plus all relevant supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, February 18, 2022 by 5pm to

Download COHFMA Student Scholarship Program Application Form

Download COHFMA Student Outreach Initiative Presentation

Download COHFMA Committee Summary

Applicant Eligibility

To qualify for consideration for any category of scholarship offered, all applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Candidate must have full-time student status and pursuing a healthcare management or related program of study at the time the scholarship is awarded and may be undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student.
  • Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 60 credit hours completed when scholarship is awarded.
  • Previous tuition winners are ineligible.
  • Previous tuition applicants who were not selected are eligible but must reapply.
  • Previous membership fee winners are eligible but must reapply.

Review Criteria

All interested students will need to submit:

  1. An application form
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Specific to Tuition Award Review Criteria:

  1. Application, Resume -PLUS-
  2. Letter(s) of Recommendation, maximum 2
    1. Letter should include the recommender’s position and comment about the student’s leadership potential, technical, and communication skills.
    2. Recommender should email, with clear indication of student, the letter directly to:

Conditions of Tuition Award

  1. Awardee will agree to lead, with the support of a seasoned Leadership Member, the established Student Leadership Committee. Approximately 3-4 hours/month beginning June 2022. Appointment to a committee will be one (1) year.
  2. Awardee will agree to actively participate on at least one COHFMA committee based upon the student’s interest. Approximately 1-2 hours/month beginning June 2022. Appointment to a committee will be one (1) year. Committees currently available:
    • Communications
    • Membership
    • Programming
    • Sponsorship
    • Gives Back

Download COHFMA Committee Summary

Conditions of Membership Award

Awardee will agree to participate in a Student Leadership Committee, along with other membership awardees. Approximately 2 hours/month beginning June 2022. Appointment to a committee will be one (1) year.


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

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