Scholarships, Grants and Awards Overview

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In 2020, the SHRM Foundation will award more than $500,000 in certification, academic and professional development scholarships and grants 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 Professional Development Grant
P, S
January 15, 2020
March 16, 2020
Human Resource Management Impact Awards
B
 April 2020
June 30, 2020
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award A
April 1, 2020
July 15, 2020 
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR  P, S
April 1, 2020
August 2, 2020 
Inclusion Conference & Exposition Professional Development Grants
P, S
June 15, 2020
August 1, 2020

SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Professional Development Grants
P, S, SC/C
January 15, 2020

May 1, 2020
May 1, 2020

August 2, 2020
Undergraduate Scholarships P, SMay 15, 2020
August 14, 2020
Graduate Scholarships
P, S
May 15, 2020
August 14, 2020
SHRM Cares Certification                    
​P, S
​July 1, 2020
​September 2,2020
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April 30, 2020
Human Resource Management Impact Awards
May 1, 2020
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarships