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Student Chapter Scholarship Award Program


CHRA is pleased to announce that two $1,000 scholarships will be presented in 2019.


Each $1,000 scholarship award will be granted to one undergraduate student and one graduate student who:


  • Demonstrates a commitment to the field of Human Resources 
  • Possesses proven leadership ability 
  • Is actively involved in CHRA or other HR related organizations.

We will now accept applications for the scholarships.


Scholarship recipients will be announced at the CHRA Spring Conference on April 11, 2019.

Qualifications for Entry

  • Must be a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student.
  •  If enrolled at a Community College, students must be working toward a Bachelor’s Degree – referred to as a Transfer Pattern/Pathway and not a Certificate.
  • Must be a CHRA Member, membership qualification applies to those CHRA members whose dues are activated by March 1, 2019.
  • Applications must be received by March 31, 2019.

Entry Guidelines

Entries will be judged by the Scholarship Program Committee based on the following criteria:


  • Commitment to the field of Human Resources
  • Leadership ability
  • Involvement in CHRA or other HR related organizations
  • Application submitted on or before the deadline of March 31, 2019

Scholarship Award Application Instructions

This application must be completed in full and submitted with the following:

  • A current copy of the applicant's resume
  • Completed Student Scholarship Application
  • Official school transcript demonstrating full or part-time enrollment in undergraduate or graduate program as of Spring 2019.
  • Two letters of recommendation:
  1. At least one professional reference from a faculty member, school advisor, current/former employer, or HR professional.
  2. No more than one personal reference from a non-relative may be used.

Submit the original application complete with attachments by March 31, 2019 to: (in the subject line of the email please type: Student Scholarship Award Candidate)

Questions may be directed to Scott Hands, CHRA Director of College Relations Committee at:


Deadline: March 31, 2019

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