Scholarship Opportunities

Join the Growing Ranks of Certified HR Professionals

The Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of SHRM can help!

The Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of SHRM is again offering scholarships for members who wish to pursue Human Resource Certification through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Full or partial scholarships are available for a wide variety of certification preparation and examination costs, including:

  • Cost of Certification Preparation course offered through Marist or other colleges. 

  • Cost of the SHRM Self-Study Learning System™.   This system includes pre- and post- tests, six self-study print modules, electronic flashcards, and learning software.  Visit SHRM for details. 

  • Cost of Examination for SHRM members: 

    • SHRM-CP:  application fee+ examination fee

    • SHRM-SCP: application fee + examination fee

Applying for a Chapter Certification Scholarship or Stipend is fast and painless:


  1. You must be a current member of the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of SHRM.

  2. You must qualify to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SP examination.  (Visit SHRM for qualification requirements.)

  3. You must not have corporate support to cover the same certification prep and/or exam costs.  (Please attach a signed statement from your employer verifying that your employer will not provide the same financial support you are requesting from the Chapter.)

  4. You must agree to register for and sit for the examination within the testing windows indicated on the application

  5. You must complete and sign the application form. 

  6. You must volunteer for the MHV SHRM Chapter.  

Preference will be given to Chapter members who have been or are currently active on the Chapter Board or Committees. If partial awards are made, applicant has right to withdraw application.

Click on the link below to open an application for the Certification Scholarships offered by the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Certification Scholarship Application Form