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    • 01/23/2023
    • 07/31/2023

    Financial Scholarships

    Great Lakes American College of Healthcare Executives (GLACHE) is a chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The mission of GLACHE is to be the professional membership society for healthcare leaders to promote high ethical standards and conduct; to advance leadership excellence through professional development and networking services; and to promote the mission of ACHE; To advance our members and healthcare management excellence and ACHE’s Vision; To be the preeminent professional society of leaders dedicated to improving health.

    GLACHE covers a large portion of Michigan and would like to support our members in meaningful ways. GLACHE embraces diversity and values differences between people including those: of different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientation with differences in education, personalities, skill sets, experiences, knowledge bases and geography. Is an inclusive environment that fosters a collaborative, supportive, and respectful environment that increases the participation and contributions of all.

    To hold true to our values, we would like to offer students, early careerists, mid-careerist, and other members the opportunity to find support in their healthcare profession. The funds for this scholarship are for GLACHE members that are experiencing hardship or needing support with their career.

    If you are interested in receiving the scholarship for additional support such as membership dues, Board of Governors Exam prep material, education event, and more please fill out the application below. The application process will be open the month of January and July, applicants can apply two times per year. The Board of Directors will review your application and reach out to you with a decision by the end of the application month. After being approved for the scholarship, GLACHE will reimburse the amount approved after the requested event or funding opportunity.

    Financial Assistance Reimbursement Scale

    Membership Dues

    From 50% or up to $100

    ACHE/GLACHE Education Event

    From 50% or up to $200 of a specific event registration

    BOG Exam Prep Material

    Up to $300

    Congress registration

    Up to $500


    Provide details (attach additional explanation to the application)

    How and when to apply:  Download Application Here:

    Financial Scholarship Application - Final.pdf

    Applications accepted: Throughout the year

    Limits on applying per year: 2 times per year

    When completed email to membership committee chair – Jasmine Ahuja at

Past events

05/19/2023 2023 MHA Capstone Presentations
04/27/2023 Crisis Management: Strategies to Effectively Manage a Healthcare Organization
02/09/2023 Leading from Your Upper Brain - A Neuroscience Approach to Driving Performance
11/18/2022 GLACHE Annual Meeting & Program
10/13/2022 Leading Complex Change: Emotional Awareness, Intentionality and Agility
09/23/2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Understanding Implicit Bias
08/26/2022 Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System
06/17/2022 The Value of Developing and Implementing Alternative Care Models
05/20/2022 Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Delivery
02/25/2022 Covid-19 What We Learned: Staffing/People Resources
12/02/2021 Wine Down After Hours
11/19/2021 Virtual Event - GLACHE Annual Meeting
11/19/2021 Crisis Management: Strategies to Effectively Manage a Healthcare Organization
10/28/2021 Professional Burnout in Healthcare: Lead Your Organization to Wellness
09/24/2021 2021 GLACHE Golf Open
09/24/2021 Courage to Lead - Critical Skills for Healthcare Leaders
09/17/2021 Virtual Event - Health Administration Graduate Students Presentations
05/04/2021 GLACHE 2021 Board Member Election Nominations
04/16/2021 Leadership Lessons from COVID-19
03/12/2021 Training the Next Generation of Leaders to Address Equity of Care
02/01/2021 Sustainability of Healthcare Organizations: A Plan of Action
11/06/2020 Healthcare Executive Career Management in a Web 2.0 Era & Annual Meeting
02/17/2020 Equity of Care - Understanding Implicit Bias
11/08/2019 Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services & GLACHE Annual Meeting
10/25/2019 Mindful Leadership: Leading with Heart and Mind & Managing for Morale
10/18/2019 Behavioral Healthcare: Approaches to Increase Value for the Organization and Meet Community Needs
09/19/2019 Leading and Managing in Changing Times
06/25/2019 GLACHE Education Program on Population Health Management Special Offer - Bring a Guest for Free!
04/25/2019 2nd Annual Physician Practice Improvement Conference
02/21/2019 GLACHE February Mixer - Grand Rapids
02/21/2019 GLACHE February Mixer - Lansing
02/18/2019 Strategically Mapping your Early Career Development” and “The Healthcare Organization’s Role in Formulating Public Policy
11/09/2018 Improving the Bottom Line by Optimizing Patient Throughput
10/19/2018 Strategic Marketing: Winning the Battle for Markets and Share & Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations
09/18/2018 GLACHE & MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium
09/13/2018 Possibilities, Probabilities and Creative Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking for Complex Environments
07/20/2018 The Healthcare Executive’s Role in IT Decisions
04/27/2018 Developing Mentoring and Coaching Skills, Friday April 27th
04/19/2018 Physician Practice Improvement Conference
03/23/2018 Leading a Successful Multigenerational Organization - March 23, 2018
11/03/2017 GLACHE – Disruptive Innovation F2F Panel Discussion, Combined with Annual Meeting November 3, 2017
10/27/2017 Physician Integration & Executive CEO Luncheon - GLACHE
10/13/2017 GLACHE Career Development Program
10/13/2017 GLACHE & HFMA Joint Fall Conference
08/18/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
06/01/2017 Redesign and Operationalize Your Medical Staff for Health Reform - GLACHE Educational Series
05/12/2017 Becoming Accountable: Achieving Success in Population Health Management
04/21/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
03/17/2017 EQUITY OF CARE
12/09/2016 GLACHE – Legislative Update, Annual Meeting and Healthcare Governance
11/11/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
10/14/2016 Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System
09/29/2016 GLACHE Eductational Series - Process and Technique of Negotiating
09/16/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
04/29/2016 GLACHE April CEO Luncheon Meeting
02/12/2016 GLACHE Educational Session - February 12th, 2016
11/04/2015 GLACHE Annual Meeting and Education Session
10/30/2015 GLACHE October CEO Luncheon Meeting
10/26/2015 The Future is Already Here: Will You Jump or Get Pushed
09/24/2015 Developing and Deploying a Hospital Business Intelligence Strategy That Works
08/07/2015 CEO Luncheon Series - The Best is Yet to Come
02/13/2015 GLACHE Educational Session Friday February 13, 2015

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Contact Information

PO Box 68013
Grand Rapids, MI 49516

P: 616.456.8013
F: 888.776.7457


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