Recertification Scholarships

​Scholarship$100 to cover SHRM Recertification Application Fee

Number20 scholarships

Apply: June 1, 2018

Deadline: September 1, 2018


  • Current SHRM member (Professional or student membership must be active when applying and throughout the year in which you receive the award.).
  • Meet eligibility requirements for SHRM Re-certification.
  • Hold a valid SHRM certification

How to Apply

Complete online application including:

  • Contact information
  • Short answer questions about volunteer/career experience
  • Program budget and funding
  • Current resume

Selection Criteria

  • 40% Work experience/progression (HR involvement & future career plans)
  • 40% Volunteer activity (SHRM experience preferred, but not required)
  • 20% Financial need


Apply                        Notified of Results

January 15-April 10............June 5, 2018

June 1-September 1...........December 4, 2018


Additional Information 

By accepting a scholarship, you are consenting to allow the SHRM Foundation (and the award's sponsor, if any) to use without limitation, and in any media, your name, city, state, photos and captions (if uploaded), and verbiage for marketing and promotional purposes.  Each scholarship is a one-time award, however previous applicants and past scholarship recipients are eligible to re-apply. Certification scholarships are awarded twice annually. Applications are reviewed and scored by groups of SHRM volunteers in each SHRM region and are reviewed by staff. All decisions are final.


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 scholarship programs. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on merit. 







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


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