The SHRM Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization that operates as the research and development arm of the HR profession, advances the profession and enhances the knowledge and competency of HR professionals through its funding of research, publications and educational programs. 

The SHRM Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors from the HR profession. It Includes academics, practitioners and representatives from the Society for Human Resource Management. 

In 2019, the SHRM Foundation will award more than $500,000 in certification, academic and professional development scholarships and grant to HR professionals and students. We encourage all eligible SHRM, student and chapter and state council members to apply for one or more of the scholarships or awards listed below.

S = Student member, P = Professional member, A = Academic/researcher, 
B = Business/organization, SC/C = State Council or Chapter

Scholarship /
Applicant Application 
Annual Conference & Exposition Scholarships P, S January 15 March 15, 2019
Human Resource Management Impact Awards B February 1  April 30, 2019
Dissertation Grants 
(AoM members only)
P, S May 1, 2019 
Innovation Grants  SC/C Round one: January 15

Round two: March 15
(by invitation)
March 1, 2019

April 15, 2019
Michael R. Losey Excellence in HR Research Award April 1 July 15, 2019 
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR  P, S  April 1 August 1, 2019 
Inclusion Conference & Exposition Scholarships P, S May 1 July 1, 2019
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarships P, S, SC/C  January 15

June 1
April 15, 2019

September 1, 2019
Undergraduate Scholarships P, S May 15 August 15, 2019
Graduate Scholarships P, S May 15 August 15, 2019
SHRM Foundation Champion Awards  SC/C  December 31, 2019 

To donate to the SHRM Foundation please click HERE