Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association


Scholarship Program

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To advance the Health Care Interpreter (HCI) profession to improve health outcomes for our community.

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A highly skilled HCI community that is economically successful and valued as an integral member of the health care team.

Make a donation

Thank you for choosing to donate to Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association (OHCIA). Your gift will ensure that people have access to vital healthcare, crisis prevention, and educational content, in a language they can understand. Your support will change lives.






Giving Monthly creates even more opportunities:


DIAMOND SHAPERS are the foundation of OHCIA - Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association's training programs. When you join OHCIA's Diamond Shapers, you will join a special group of people reaching out each month to shape the future of many individuals.

  • Donating monthly means OHCIA can continuously provide and expand its innovative programs, without interruption.
  • If you believe in the power of our educational programs, a monthly donation is an easy way to make sure your dollars are consistently making a difference. Your commitment is hassle-free, which means you can also suspend or change your donation at any time. 
  • You make a greater impact over the long term.

Give the gift of information in the right language.


Your contribution will open the door to opportunities for individuals, for families and for communities.


Your donation will help a student in pursuit of Healthcare Interpreter Qualification or Certification. Your gift will support their financial path, which includes:

  • 64 hrs. OHCIA training
  • Translation of high school diploma
  • Application fee.
  • Written and oral exam with Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
  • Oregon Health Authority registration fee.
  • OHCIA mentoring & coaching.



Mail Donations to:

Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association

Attention: Diamond Project - Scholarship Program

9220 SW Barbur Blvd. Ste. 119-315, Portland, OR 97219

Contact us about donating: diamond.scholarship@ohcia.org