SHRM Graduate Foundation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

August 14, 2020

Friday
Awarded By:

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  4. Must have an active student membership in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) with a valid ID number as of the application deadline date. Local student chapter members who are not SHRM members are not eligible to apply.
  5. Must be enrolled in a master's degree program and clearly pursuing an emphasis in HR (human resources) or an HR-related program (such as business, psychology, or labor relations).
  6. Must have completed six or more hours of graduate course work at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for current master's degree students who have completed six or more credit hours of course work and are clearly pursuing a degree with an emphasis in HR (human resources) or an HR-related program. The student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must be a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Application requirements for the SHRM Graduate Foundation Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Applicants are evaluated using the following criteria: SHRM student chapter involvement and/or commitment to the HR profession, 35 percent; academic achievement, 20 percent; additional leadership and service activities/work experience, 25 percent; and financial need, 20 percent. Scholarship recipients will be announced in October. Employees or national board members of SHRM, HRCI or the SHRM Foundation and members of their immediate family are not eligible to apply for SHRM Foundation grants, awards or scholarships.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, August 14, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, August 14, 2020

Applications are available on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website. Applications must be submitted via the SHRM online form. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: a one-page (500 words or less) statement of human resources (HR) interest; a current copy of his/her resume summarizing his/her education, volunteer, and work experience; and two letters of reference that provide insight into his/her educational goals, work ethic, values, personality, and need for the scholarship (must be submitted electronically through the online application). All application materials must be submitted online by the deadline date. Please note: Only those students who are selected for an academic scholarship will be required to submit an official transcript; the transcript will be requested at a later date.
Contact: Elissa Soares
Address: 1800 Duke St. Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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