The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation. It provides research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities. The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management
SHRM Foundation Student Scholarship Program
More than $25,000 will be awarded in scholarships for graduate and undergraduate education, as well as the Assurance of Learning exam.
SHRM Foundation Dissertation Awards
In partnership with the HR Division of the Academy of Management, the Foundation presents four $5000 awards each year to support the dissertation research of promising doctoral candidates.
Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award
This premier $50,000 award from the Michael R. Losey endowment fund recognizes significant research contributions that impact the human resource management field.
For more information about these awards, visit the SHRM Foundation.
Alaska SHRM State Council Certification Preparation Scholarship
Alaska SHRM State Council offers a Certification Preparation scholarship. The deadline is November 1 and the information can be found at http://alaska.shrm.org/certification
To be eligible to apply, an HR professional must be a first-time master's student seeking a degree in HR and must meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) be a member of SHRM or 2) hold a professional certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification) from the HR Certification Institute.