SHRM Foundation Awards & Scholarships

Award & Scholarship Overview

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 Scholarships
P, S
January 15
March 16, 2020
Human Resource Management Impact Awards
B
February 1 
April 30, 2020
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award
A
April 1
July 15, 2020 
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR 
P, S
April 1
August 2, 2020 
Inclusion Conference & Exposition Scholarships
P, S
May 1
July 1, 2020
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarships
P, S, SC/C
January 15
May 1
May 1, 2020
August 2, 2020
Undergraduate Scholarships
P, S
May 15
August 14, 2020
Graduate Scholarships
P, S
May 15
August 14, 2020
Student Chapter Advisor Impact Award
April 30, 2020
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