Scholarship Overview

In 2018, the SHRM Foundation will award almost $500,000 in support to students seeking undergraduate, graduate, certification and professional development opportunities. We encourage all eligible SHRM members, student members, Chapters and State Councils and organizations to apply for one or more of the scholarships and 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 Deadline​
Annual Conference & Exposition Scholarships
​P, S
​March 15, 2018
Certification Scholarships - Winter Exam Window
P, S, SC/C​

​April 10, 2018
​Recertification Scholarships
​P, S, SC/C
​April 10, 2018
Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Exposition ScholarshipsP​
July 10, 2018​
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award​A​
July 15, 2018​
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR ​P, S​
August 15, 2018​
Certification Scholarships - Spring Exam Window​
P, S, SC/C​
​September 1, 2018
​Recertification Scholarships
​P, S
​September 1, 2018
Undergraduate Scholarships​P, S​October 1, 2018​
Graduate ScholarshipsP, S​October 1, 2018
SHRM Foundation Champion Awards​
December 31, 2018​

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April 10, 2018
Certification Scholarship Application Deadline
October 1, 2018
Undergraduate Scholarship Application Deadline
October 1, 2018
Graduate Scholarship Application Deadline