• Student Scholarship
All scholarship applications must be submitted by February 1, 2024 to be considered.

Two and Four Year Students Eligible
Greater Madison Area SHRM offers two $750 scholarships to students pursuing a career in human resources. This is one of the easiest scholarships to apply for - so apply now!

Eligibility Requirements
  • Enrolled as a full timestudent in a two or four year business related undergraduate program, such as human resources or related course of study at a Wisconsin college or university
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • GMA SHRM Student Member preferred
  • Students who have already received full scholarships to attend a university are not eligible to apply
Scholarship Selection Criteria
  • All-around academic standing
  • Participation in university and community activities
  • Demonstration of leadership qualities
  • Interest in the human resources field
  • Preference will be given to Human Resource Management majors and those with relevant and related work experience.

To be considered for a scholarship, students must provide the following information:
  • A purpose statement one page in length describing why you are pursuing a degree in HR or your related field
  • Current resume
  • List all school activities, including SHRM and relevant organizations, in which you have participated during your college experience. List all community activities in which you have participated without pay. Note all special awards, honors, and offices held. Include participation in any research projects as well.
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)

All scholarship applications must be submitted by April 16 to be considered.Application materials should be sent as 1 pdf file to chapteradmin@gmashrm.org. By submitting your application, you agree to the certification and acknowledgement statement below:

GMA SHRM has the sole responsibility for selecting recipients based on criteria as set forth in the scholarship guidelines. This application becomes property of GMA SHRM. GMA SHRM recommends you keep a copy in your files. By electronically submitting this application, I acknowledge decisions of GMA SHRM are final. I certify that I meet the basic eligibility requirements of the program as described in the brochure and the information provided is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. If requested, I agree to provide proof of information I have given on this form. Falsification of information may result in termination of any scholarship granted.

All applicants will be notified by May 1st. Scholarship payments will be made directly to the student.

Additional Information & Questions? Reach out to Stacey Sykes, GMA SHRM Board, Director College Relations