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Apply for an HR Certification Scholarship by April 26

Apply Now for the 2019 PIHRA Foundation Scholarship!

 The 2018 Silent Auction Fundraiser held at the California HR Conference was so successful, the PIHRA Foundation will award:

  - Two HR Professionals a $500 HR Certification Award

  *and you don’t have to be a PIHRA Member to enter!


Interested? Send the following information to apply:

✓ A fully completed application and your updated resume
✓ Proof that you have paid/registered for the HRCI or SHRM Exam between the testing windows of May 1st – July 31st

Email your forms to
pihra.foundation.scholarships@gmail.com by April 26, 2019 with “PIHRA FOUNDATION Scholarship Application” in the subject line.

NOTE:  Applicants who have already completed their studies are not eligible for these programs and should not apply for a grant to cover past expenses.  Payments may be made on your behalf directly to the educational organization. PIHRA membership is encouraged, however not required.

The PIHRA Foundation HR Certification Award provides reimbursement grants of up to $500 to selected HR professionals who meet the eligibility requirements for an approved course of instruction leading to their successful certification as a SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR, GPHR, PHR-CA or SPHR-CA.

We urge you to follow the instructions carefully. Again, applications must be submitted no later than April 26, 2019 to PIHRA.Foundation.Scholarships@gmail.com with “PIHRA FOUNDATION Scholarship Application” in the subject line.

Questions concerning the application process may be directed to the PIHRA Foundation at the above email. Again, apply now!

To download the PDF application, CLICK HERE.

To download the Word Doc application, CLICK HERE.


The PIHRA Foundation HR Student Scholarship provides grants in the following categories:

• $2,500 (full time student status with upper division  undergraduate study
• $1,500 (part time student status with upper division undergraduate study)

• $3,000 (full time student status with graduate study) 
• $1,500 (part-time student status with graduate study)

The HR Student Scholarship application will be available October 4, 2019 through November 15, 2019.



Winter 2018 Scholarship Award Winners 

As part of its commitment to the human resources community, the PIHRA Foundation annually grants scholarships to support HR professionals and students, and the Winter 2018 recipients have been selected. Thank you for applying and congratulations to the award winners! 

Congrats to our 2018 HR Certification Award Winners for the PIHRA Foundation Scholarship!

 PIHRA Foundation Scholarship Recipient Hyeri Cho
 PIHRA Foundation Scholarship Recipient Lindsey Purington
 Hyeri Cho, SHRM-CP  Lindsey Purington, SHRM-CP


We are now accepting applications for our next round of scholarship awards. 

Scroll up to learn more and download an application!


Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
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