Continuing Education Award

This Continuing Education Award was established in 2009 to enhance access to professional development opportunities for NAHLA members. The award consists of $200 eligible expenses for a continuing education activity and free registration to the annual TRENDS Mini-Conference. The funds can be put towards any type of continuing education activity that will enhance your skills as a health information professional (e.g., webinar, workshop, conference, etc.).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be current full or student members of NAHLA.
  • Members of the NAHLA Executive are not eligible for this grant.
  • Applicants must not have received the award the previous year.
  • Financial need.

Procedures for Application
Download the NAHLA CE Award Application Form. Applications should be submitted electronically by March 1 in either PDF or Word formats to contact.nahla@gmail.com. The successful applicant will be notified by April 30. All enquiries and correspondence concerning the award should be addressed to the Vice President via contact.nahla@gmail.com.

Other Requirements
Within one month of completion of the approved continuing education activity, the successful applicant must provide:

  • receipts for expenses related to the activity (e.g., registration fees, workshop materials, etc.) to the NAHLA Treasurer.
  • a brief report to the NAHLA Executive about the CE activity and its benefit to you. The report will be published on the NAHLA website.

If the recipient of the grant is unable to attend the funded activity, the funds must be returned to the association. If the activity is cancelled, the award winner must either apply the funds towards another CE program or return the funds.