Scholarship Overview

In 2019, the SHRM Foundation will award more than $500,000 in certification, academic and professional development scholarships and grant to HR professionals and students. We encourage all eligible SHRM, student and chapter and state council members to apply for one or more of the scholarships or awards listed below.

S = student member, P = professional member, A = academic/researcher,
B = business/organization, SC/C = State Council or Chapter

Scholarship/
Award
Applicant Application
Opens

Application
Closes
Annual Conference & Exposition Scholarships
P, S
January 15
March 15, 2019
Human Resource Management Impact Awards
B
February 1 April 30, 2019
Dissertation Grants 
(AoM members only)
P, S

May 1, 2019 
Innovation
Grants 

SC/C
Round one: January 15

Round two: March 15
(by invitation)
March 1, 2019

April 15, 2019
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award A
April 1
July 15, 2019
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR  P, S
April 1
August 1, 2019
Inclusion Conference & Exposition Scholarships
P, S
May 1
July 1, 2019
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarships
P, S, SC/C
January 15

June 1
April 15, 2019

September 1, 2019
Undergraduate Scholarships P, SMay 15
August 15, 2019
Graduate ScholarshipsP, SMay 15
August 15, 2019
SHRM Foundation Champion Awards
SC/C

December 31, 2019
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Helping SHRM state councils and chapters work to improve their communities & build inclusive organizations.

Helping SHRM state councils and chapters work to improve their communities & build inclusive organizations.

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Upcoming DeadlinesSee All Events

August 15, 2019
Undergraduate Scholarship Application Deadline
August 15, 2019
Graduate Scholarship Application Deadline
September 1, 2019
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarships