Student Scholarship Program 3/26/2014 The SHRM Foundation will award more than $25,000 in scholarships to SHRM student members this year. Application deadline: November 1, 2014. Apply Online. The 2014 application period will open on August 1. Please check back in August to apply for an award. Preview the Undergraduate Education scholarship application. Preview the Graduate Education scholarship application. Preview the Assurance of Learning scholarship application Tax ID Form for Scholarship Recipients- Do not complete until you are notified that you have won a scholarship. Note: All applications must be submitted electronically via SHRM's online system. Applications received by mail, e-mail or fax will NOT be considered. The following scholarships are available: 5 Undergraduate Education Awards $2,500 1 Lisa Burke Award (undergraduates) $2,500 2 Graduate Education Awards $5,000 6 Awards for the Assurance of Learning Assessment $200 Applicants must be SHRM student members with an active membership as of November 1 and a valid SHRM ID number. Who Is Eligible SHRM student members with a valid SHRM ID number as of November 1 are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Local student chapter members who are not SHRM members are not eligible to apply. SHRM professional, general and associate members are eligible for another SHRM Foundation Scholarship program for HR professionals, but are not eligible for this student scholarship program. Scholarship Criteria Scholarship recipients will primarily be selected on merit. Undergraduate applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale and must have completed at least one HR management course. Graduate student applicants must be enrolled in a master’s degree program and clearly pursuing an emphasis area in HR or an HR-related program (such as business, psychology or labor relations) and have completed at least six hours of graduate course work with at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. New! Assurance of Learning applicants must have taken the assessment in the current calendar year (2014) or already be registered to take the exam later this year. Judging Criteria The judging committee will evaluate scholarship applicants and select scholarship winners based on the following criteria: Academic Scholarship (both graduate and undergraduate) 35% SHRM student chapter involvement and/or commitment to the HR profession 30% Academic achievement 25% Additional leadership and service activities/work experience 10% Financial need Assurance of Learning Exam Scholarship 50% Commitment to the HR profession and future career plans 40% SHRM student chapter involvement and volunteer activity 10% Financial need Timeline November 1, 2014: Deadline to submit all application materials. December 31, 2014: Applicants notified of results. Scholarship checks will be distributed to winners after receipt of official transcript (academic scholarships) and tax ID (all scholarships). Tax ID Form How to Apply All award applications must be submitted electronically. Start an application. Please do not send any application materials through the mail. All scholarship recipients will be required to provide a Social Security number or tax ID. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must submit the following information: Academic scholarships:* Completed application Resume One or Two letters of reference * If selected for an academic scholarship, students will be required to submit an official transcript at that time, prior to receiving funds. Assurance of Learning scholarships: Completed application Exam registration acknowledgment or Authorization to Test (ATT) letter Resume One letter of reference from advisor or professor Please Note: Scholarship applicants must submit proof of exam registration to be eligible for this scholarship. Questions? Contact Dorothy Mebane at (703) 535-6219 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply for a Scholarship. The SHRM Foundation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, national origin or citizenship in the administration of its grant and scholarship programs. Employees or national board members of SHRM or the SHRM Foundation or any other SHRM affiliate (excluding SHRM chapters), and members of their immediate family are not eligible to apply for SHRM Foundation grants, awards or scholarships.