Submissions are now open for the Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR, a source of funding for first-time master's degree students in Human Resources that honors former SHRM President & CEO, Susan R. Meisinger, SPHR. Applications are due August 19, 2013.
The fellowship is designed to support master’s degree students who are either members of SHRM or certified HR professionals through the HR Certification Institute. Sponsored jointly by SHRM, the SHRM Foundation and the HR Certification Institute, the fellowship supports those who want to leverage significant past contributions to the HR management field and who plan to continue contributing to the profession by earning a master’s degree in HR.
One winner is selected annually to receive a fellowship of up to $10,000. Additional fellowships may be awarded, depending on funding available, quantity and quality of applicants, and the discretion of SHRM. Each fellowship is renewable for one additional year for a total of two years of graduate study and up to $20,000 total for the fellowship. Doctoral students, including DBAs and Ph.D.’s, are not eligible for this award.
How to Apply
Download and complete the application form, compile all required materials, then mail your completed application package to:
SHRM Foundation Administrator
1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
All required materials must be submitted together in one package. Applications will not be returned. Completed applications must be received by Monday, August 19, 2013. All applicants will be notified of results via mail by October 31, 2013.
Visit the SHRM website for a list of Frequently-asked questions (FAQs) and to read about the past winners.