NJHIMSS Scholarship

Each year, the New Jersey Chapter of the Health Information and Management Systems Society offers three scholarship awards for students in a Healthcare Information Management, Healthcare Information Technology or a Clinical Informatics track.

Applications are now closed for 2023.


Congratulations to our 2023 Scholarship Winners!

Graduate Award Winner- Cristian Candescu
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Cristian Candescu is a dedicated student at the Ying Wu College of Computing at NJIT, pursuing a Master's in Data Science. Through his valuable experience at Hackensack Meridian Health in the DTS Data Engineering team, Cristian has exhibited a distinct aptitude for harnessing data to elevate healthcare. Beyond the figures and technology, Cristian places a strong emphasis on the human element, underscoring the significance of enhancing the patient experience. This award stands as a testament to the promising trajectory Cristian is set on, merging healthcare and technology.

Undergraduate Award Winner- Angelina Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Angelina Xu is a rising junior at MIT studying Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. She is passionate about exploring the intersections of medicine, technology, and finance and their applications to society. Starting in high school, she published research papers and won numerous awards for her neuroscience and genetics research. She is grateful to NJ HIMSS for supporting these passions.