Scholarships will be offered each SIPMA fiscal year (September to June) totaling $2,000.00 annually, to candidates meeting one of the above requirements.
The award will be based on the following criteria:
The award will be based on the following criteria: Must be enrolled in an HR program, preferably at SIU-C, McKendree University, or JALC or enrolled/enrolling in a nationally recognized HR certification class in preparation for the PHR, SPHR, SPHR-CP exam(s), or HR Essentials class. Must be a second year student if enrolled/enrolling in college (not required for HR certfication prep or HR Essentials courses). Recommendations from professors or other professionals; official transcripts reflecting grade point average (unless enrolling in HR certification course) of 2.5 or above; and willingness to attend the SIPMA conference in April 2017 to accept the award.
To apply for the award, the following information must be completed. A concise statement of career goals that include: interest in human resources, verification of major, official transcript or proof of enrollment in certification prep class, home address, phone number, and two letters of reference from professors, supervisors or others.