Scholarships

Scholarships from SHRM National

SHRM Foundation offers many scholarships, all of which can be found here: https://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/scholarships/pages/default.aspx

Undergradute Scholarship will be available February 2019$2500 for a degree-seeking undergraduate program

  1. Eligibility

    • Current SHRM member (professional or student)
    • Enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate program
    • University is an accredited institution of higher learning
    • Degree program is HR-related (e.g. business, psychology, HR, org development, etc.)
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

    How to Apply

    Online application including:

    • Contact information
    • Short answer questions about volunteer/work experience and career aspirations
    • Current resume
    • Two letters of reference

Graduate Scholarships will be available February 2019:  $5000 for a degree-seeking graduate program

Eligibility

  • Current SHRM member (professional or student)
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking masters or doctoral program OR accepted and ready to begin your studies within six months
  • University is an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Degree program is HR-related (e.g. business, psychology, HR, org development, etc.)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or if not yet enrolled, an undergrad GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

 

Excellence in Education Student Scholarship Requirements

  • Applicant must be a full or part-time student at an accredited college or university.
    • Full-time undergraduates must carry a minimum of 12 semester hours.
    • Part-time undergraduates must carry a minimum of 6 semester hours and not more than 11.5 hours.
    • Full-time graduate students must carry a minimum of 6 semester hours.
    • Part-time graduate students must carry a minimum of 3 semester hours and not more than 5.5 semester hours.
  • Must be at least a junior standing at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Must be continuing classes after December 2018
  • Part-time students must work at least 25 hours per week, preferably in an HR related profession.
  • Must be a member of an affiliated SHRM chapter in the Southwest Central Region during the current academic year.
  • Undergraduate applicants must have declared a major in Human Resource Management or in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources.
  • Graduate applicants must be enrolled in a master’s or doctorate degree program and clearly pursuing an emphasis are in Human Resources or Human Resources-related program.
  • Consideration will be given to students who are unable to declare a major in Human Resource Management but can clearly show they are pursuing education in the HR field and are actively involved in a SHRM chapter.
  • Carry an overall GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Not a previous recipient of the Excellence in Education Scholarship.

DallasHR Scholarships and Grants

DallasHR offers three annual awards:

Diane McClendon Scholarship  – recognizes human resource professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to the field of HR through the pursuit of professional achievement and community outreach.

Drew Young Scholarship – encourages undergraduate and graduate students preparing for work in the field of Human Resources Management. The application submission period has ended for 2018. Applications for 2019 will open in February 2019.

Pursuit of Excellence Award – recognizes HR professionals who have demonstrated commitment to the field of Human Resources through pursuit of academic and professional achievement.


Scholarships for UTD JSOM Students

JSOM has numerous donors who offer scholarships to business students based on need or merit. None of the scholarships offered are specific to human resources, but I highly recommend looking through to see which you might be eligible for.

Undergraduate: http://jindal.utdallas.edu/student-resources/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/#02-continuing-students

Graduate: http://jindal.utdallas.edu/student-resources/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/

 

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