Current HRASM members employed in the HR profession or pursuing employment in the HR profession are eligible to apply for the scholarship. College courses to pursue degree related to HR profession, PHR/SPHR/GPHR preparatory course, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP preparatory course, Certificate Program in Human Resource Management through USM, SHRM sponsored conference, or conference that awards recertification credits for PHR/SPHR/GPHR and SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP are eligible for scholarship funds.
Total number of scholarships and award amounts vary and depend on need. Specific details of scholarship opportunities will be announced during the application period. Maximum scholarship amount is $1,000. Although each scholarship is a one-time award, previous applicants and past scholarship recipients are eligible to re-apply.
Scholarship recipients will be required to provide evidence of acceptance or enrollment in order to claim their award. Applicants who have already completed their studies are not eligible for this award and may not apply for a scholarship to cover past expenses. Applications will not be returned and all decisions are final.
Applicants will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Current HRASM member (membership dues for the current year must be paid)
- Work experience/progression (HR involvement & future career plans)
- Volunteer activity (HRASM/SHRM experience preferred but not required)
- Financial need
- Completeness of application and requested materials
Please submit completed application, current resume, and description of college course, PHR/SPHR preparatory course or conference to:
P.O. Box 3925
Portland, ME 04104-0839
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Tiffany Jackson at email@example.com with any questions or needed assistance.