CCDS Scholarship

Have you been wanting to take the CCDS exam? Are you an active ACDIS member and Georgia ACDIS member?

As a board, we have decided to elect one recipient to receive the “Gateway to CCDS Scholarship”. The value of the scholarship is $255, to cover the cost of the CCDS.


  • The candidate must be a current member of both national ACDIS and Georgia ACDIS at time of submission.
  • The candidate must be a RN, RHIA, RHIT, MD or DO and at least two (2) years of experience as a concurrent or retrospective documentation specialist in an inpatient acute care facility using the United States IPPS system (A year of experience is defined as full-time employment or greater than 2,000 hours worked during that year).

Submission Process:

Write and submit a short biography of the candidate and include WHY the prospective candidate deserves yo be awarded the scholarship. It is preferable to highlight contributions in social services to a community, church, or professional organization.

Two references must be submitted, along with their emails and phone numbers. Once received, a questionnaire consisting of 3 questions will be sent directly to the referral. A reference cannot be submitted from a Georgia ACDIS Board member.

Please remember to include the full name, email address, and telephone number of candidate along with the above submission to

The due date is November 15, 2020 and the award announcement on December 4.

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