Scholarship Applications Are Now Available

PSHRA offers a scholarship that allows recipients to pursue academic study in Human Resources specific courses, organizational development, DEI, public sector/public service courses and/or PSHRA certification. The total pool for scholarships to be awarded in 2024 is $10,000. The maximum that may be awarded to individuals in 2024 is $2,000 based on the following:

  • $1,000 for Associate/Technical/HR Certificates (through PSHRA or from a college or university), PSHRA Certifications
  • $1,500 for Bachelor’s degrees
  • $2,000 for Master’s degrees

Previous scholarship winners may reapply a maximum of one time.

Applications are now available until July 1, 2024, at 4:00 PM ET.

If you have any questions, please contact us at membership@pshra.org.

Applicants will be selected following these criteria:

  • PSHRA members in good standing first, before children of members, or non-members.
  • In priority order:
    1. Master’s degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, Associate/Technical degrees, HR Certificate programs (from a college/university), PSHRA Certifications
    2. Human Resources specific courses, organizational development, DEI, public sector/public service courses or PSHRA certificate courses.
    3. Priority goes to those continuing college before first year students
    4. Those who previously received scholarships may apply again. Maximum 2 awards per member/member family/individual
  • Applications must be completely filled out including the essay and proof of enrollment.