Scholarships and Special Discounts
IHI is pleased to offer a limited amount of funding for scholarships and special discounts. Please note that need-based scholarships and special discounts are available to assist with fees for the general conference fees, Minicourses, Forum excursions, and learning labs ONLY and are not applicable for surrounding events, travel, food, or accommodation costs associated with attending the program. Academic scholarships are available to assist with general conference fees ONLY. The deadline for scholarships and special discounts is Friday, November 16, 2012.
IHI is pleased to offer a limited number of 50% discounts on fees for the general conference, Minicourses, Forum excursions, and learning labs for employees of:
Independent, United States Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that are not affiliated with a hospital or health system
Critical Access Hospitals
Independent practices with fewer than 20 physicians
Hospitals with fewer than 50 beds
Members of the National Association of Public Hospitals
For the National Forum, IHI is pleased to offer these scholarships for general conferences fees ONLY. These scholarships are not available for Minicourses, learning labs, or Forum excursions:
75% scholarship for full-time students
50% scholarship for part-time students (2 classes or more)
50% scholarship for residents
50% scholarship for full-time faculty and deans
For this program, IHI is pleased to offer a limited amount of scholarship funding to offset the fees for the general conference, Minicourses, Forum excursions, and learning labs in cases of financial hardship.
To submit an application for a scholarship to the 24th Annual National Forum, please click here. To check on the status of a submitted application, please email info@IHI.org.
IHI is a GSA Contract Holder. For the National Forum General Conference (December 11 and 12 only), the GSA rate is $1032.75. If you are eligible for this GSA price, please call us at 1-617-301-4800 or email us at info@IHI.org and we will gladly enroll you at the GSA rate.
Justin Micalizzi Memorial IHI Scholarship
This scholarship is for health caregivers who are committed to pediatric patient safety and providing a safe health care environment for their patients and families. The Micalizzi Scholarship covers 100% of General Conference fees for IHI’s 24th National Forum. In addition, the scholarship winner is reimbursed for up to $1,500 for travel, lodging, or other Forum expenditures (including fees for Learning Labs on December 4 or Minicourses on December 5). The scholarship is intended for those serving vulnerable, underprivileged, and underserved pediatric populations. The application deadline for this scholarship has passed.
David Calkins Memorial Scholarship
The David Calkins Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time student who demonstrates a strong interest in health care improvement. The Calkins Scholarship will cover the cost of Forum General Conference fees. In addition, the scholarship will reimburse the winner for up to $1,000 for travel and lodging. Learn more about the essay and application requirements here. The application deadline for this scholarship has passed.
James Conway Patient and Family Advisor Scholarship
The James Conway Scholarship provides full funding for a patient or family advisor to attend the National Forum General Conference. It also includes reimbursement (up to $1,000) for lodging, travel, and some expenses related to Forum attendance. Nominations must be made by host organizations. The application deadline for this scholarship has passed.