NWI SHRM Student Scholarship Application

Download the application here!


For questions or additional information, email Paula Shreve, College Relations Director at shrevepaulaj@gmail.com.


The NWI SHRM local chapter provides scholarships to local students pursuing a career in one of the disciplines of human resources.  The winning recipient will receive a scholarship to be used toward higher education.  The amount of the scholarship is reviewed annually and announced at the time of the award.  

2018 Award:  2 - $1,000 scholarships to be awarded this summer.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition and books in the fall of 2018.


  1. The applicant must be a registered student in one of the fully accredited colleges or universities located in Northwest Indiana with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  1. The applicant must be a member or student member of the Northwest Indiana SHRM Chapter.
  1. The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in one of the disciplines of Human Resources.
  1. Each applicant must submit:
  1. An application form
  1. A 300 to 350-word essay (12 pt font, double-spaced) that incorporates:
  1. How do you intend to use your education in pursuit of a career in Human Resources?  Include a description of your core values to your answer.
  1. How you will use these core values to improve the quality of life in northwest Indiana
  1. Two recommendation letters; one from a faculty member and one from an employer or volunteer leader, explaining why the candidate is a good representative reflecting positive values for Northwest  Indiana.  Note: Letters of recommendation should be 12 pt. font, single-spaced and no longer than one page.
  1.    All awards will be sent directly to the college or university where the recipient is enrolled and will be credited to their student account for tuition and required fees and/or books and required equipment.
  1.    The NWI SHRM Scholarship is non-renewable.
  1.   All selection decisions made by the NWI SHRM Scholarship Committee will be final.
  1.    Application materials must be received by the NWI S H R M Scholarship Committee by May 1st, annually, to be eligible for consideration.

Download the application here!