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Austin SHRM Scholarships

Austin SHRM believes in nurturing the next generation of Human Resources professionals and fostering the advancement of the HR field. These scholarships are designed to support individuals who are committed to pursuing careers in HR or seeking to transition into the realm of Human Resource Management. By providing financial assistance for education and training, HR scholarships empower recipients to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this dynamic field. The dual emphasis of these scholarships on academic excellence and career motivation ensures that the scholarship recipient is dedicated and passionate about contributing to the HR community.

SHRM Sponsored Scholarships & Awards

Practicing HR requires specialized training and lots of support. That’s why each year the SHRM Foundation provides more than $500,000 in financial assistance to individuals preparing for their first job in HR or studying to fast-track their existing career in human resources.

Some scholarships are available exclusively with SHRM membership. Others are open to any HR Professional, student and faculty member. All are excellent ways to access the resources you need to continue your academic pursuits and become a future HR leader in the world of work.

Learn more here: Scholarships, Grants and Awards Overview (

Ready to apply? Check out SHRM's Top 10 Tips for Applying for a SHRM Foundation Scholarship! We offer our best tips on how to successfully create a submission and provide advice on some of the most common pitfalls - like forgetting to proofread!

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