Master of Science in Human Resource ManagementScholarships

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Current or former officer with at least one year of service with a local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your involvement with your local SHRM chapter and the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting your professional and personal goals.
  • Letter from local SHRM Chapter verifying service

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Current or former officer with at least one year of service with a local Student Chapter Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your involvement with your local SHRM student chapter and the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting your professional and personal goals.
  • Letter from Faculty Advisor of local SHRM Chapter verifying service

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Current or former officer with at least one year of service with a local chapter of the National Association of African American in Human Resources (NAAAHR)

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your involvement with your local NAAAHR chapter and the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting your professional and personal goals.
  • Letter from local NAAHR Chapter verifying service

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Current state or municipal employee outside of the Higher Education

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your personal aspirations and career goals and the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting these goals. Please include any information that would give the Scholarship Committee a better understanding of the importance of this scholarship to you. The essay may also include your commitment to remain and practice Human Resources in your municipality or state other plans post-graduation
  • Employment verification form

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Alumnus of one of the following Florida state universities with a Bachelor’s degree:
    • Broward College
    • Florida Atlantic University
    • Florida State University
    • Miami-Dade College
    • University of Central Florida
    • University of Florida
    • University of South Florida
  • At least one year of professional experience in Human Resources

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your personal aspirations and career goals, and the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting these goals. Please include any information that would give the Scholarship Committee a better understanding of the importance of this scholarship to you. Your essay could also include your commitment to remain and practice Human Resources in the state of Florida or state other plans post-graduation
  • Completed employment verification form

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

Total Awards: 2 per academic year

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSHRM Online or Face-to-Face program
  • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Must be a current employee with an organization that is a member on the FIU MSHRM Advisory Board
  • Must have at least one year of professional experience in Human Resources

Requirements:

  • 500-1,000 word essay describing your personal aspirations and career goals, and address the importance of the scholarship assistance to you in meeting these goals. Please include any information that would give the Scholarship Committee a better understanding of the importance of this scholarship to you. The essay could also include your current role in Human Resources and your commitment to the Human Resource field or other plans post-graduation.
  • Employment verification form

Complete MSHRM Scholarship Application Form

All scholarships will be awarded prior to the start of the term. The deadline for all scholarship application and supporting documents to be submitted is July 16, 2018.

All documents must be submitted at the same time in order to be considered for the scholarship. You may submit an application to multiple scholarships that you qualify for.

Additional Scholarships & Funding Resources

There is a number of scholarship opportunities provided through the generosity of both individuals and corporations. Most scholarships are awarded in the summer for the following academic year.

Scholarship award will vary in amount, depending on the scholarship, the qualifications of the recipient, and the number of qualified applicants. To be eligible to apply for scholarships, applicants must be seeking a degree in a program offered within the college.

American Indian Services Scholarship

  • Up to $2,000
  •  
  • February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, November 1st

Four scholarships per year are awarded to degree-seeking students who are at least one-quarter enrolled member of a Native American tribe recognized by the federal government. Applicants may be studying on a part- or full-time basis.

Graduate Scholarships

  • Up to $2,000
  •  
  • April 4th

This scholarship is made available to full- and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a tribe or have at least one parent who is. Learners must have at least a 2.5 GPA and online courses are not accepted.

U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents

Funding for Minority Students

NSHMBA Scholarship
Students of Hispanic heritage or students with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community who have been admitted may be named a   National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholar. Scholars receive:

  • a complimentary full conference registration for the NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo during their award year
  • recognition on the NSHMBA website and other materials as a University Partnership Program scholar
  • connection with local NSHMBA Chapter(s)

Financial Aid Guide & Scholarships for Minority Students  – Resource center provides minority students with information on the various scholarship programs available from organizations that help minority students earn degrees.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute  
This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund collaborates with foundations, institutions and other partners in the non-profit sector at every level in order to advance our urgent mission of reversing the pattern of Latino under-education.

American Indian Graduate Center
To be considered for an AIGC fellowship the applicant must be: pursuing a post baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution in the U.S., able to demonstrate financial need, and an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descent (possess one-fourth degree federally-recognized Indian blood).

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)
NBMBAA awards outstanding minority students pursuing graduate management/business degrees, while demonstrating strong leadership abilities and a commitment to their communities.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
The Government Finance Officers Association offers a Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $5,000, awarded to outstanding U.S. and Canadian minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.

Funding for Female Students

American Association of Univeristy Women  
AAUW awards fellowships to underrepresented minority women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in an MBA program. Award amounts range from $5,000 to $12,000.

Funding for Veterans

Post-9/11 GI Bill  
The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members the same benefits as active duty service members.

Montgomery G.I. Bill
The Montgomery G.I. Bill is intended for veterans who entered the service after July 1, 1985, served two years of continuous active duty, accepted a $100-a-month reduction in their military pay for the first twelve months of service, and received an honorable discharge.

Funding for LGBT Students

Point Foundation  
Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

International Students Resources

Institute of International Education (IIE)
IIE, which seeks to foster educational exchange, has great resources for exchange students.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship, and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.

International Research and Exchanges Board 
IREX administers various fellowships for non-degree studies as well as one- and two-year graduate degree studies in the US for foreign nationals within 11 areas of study.  Their international student loan program is designed to increase the opportunities for international students who wish to study at approved colleges and universities.

International Student Resources – Country Specific

To encourage students to remain in school for the fifth year required to obtain a CPA license, a fifth-year minority scholarship program has been established, setting aside $200,000 per year in scholarships. Eligibility criteria for receipt of a scholarship include at a minimum:

  • Financial need
  • Ethnicity, gender or racial minority status pursuant to section 288.703(3) F.S.
  • Scholastic ability and performance (including the intention of sitting for the CPA exam)
  • Completion of 120 credit hours from an accredited institution in Florida
  • Florida residency

If requirements are met and money is available, applicants may be eligible for scholarships from $3,000 to $6,000 per semester, which are awarded for a maximum of two semesters. An application may be downloaded at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/certified-public-accounting/clay-ford-scholarship/ or by writing the Florida Board of Accountancy. Complete applications must be received by June 1st. Send all applications to the following address:

Florida Board of Accountancy
Clay Ford Scholarship Application 
240 NW 76th Drive, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32607

Fax: (352) 333-2508

Phone:352.333.2505

**APPLY EARLY TO ENSURE YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE BY JUNE 1ST.**

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