Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship is named in honor of Susan R. Meisinger, chief executive officer and president of SHRM(2002-2008), who believes that HR professionals should get strong and meaningful education with relevant experience in the field of Human Resources.
Eligibility is strictly restricted to a student enrolled in an HR master’s degree program in the university accredited by the government or the body widely known and recognized within that country. Students from more than 239 countries including India are eligible. The fellowship winner is selected annually on merit bases and awarded by 10,000 USD which is renewable for next year, hence the total amount awarded is 20,000 USD.
In its six-year term, the SHRM's membership increased by 29 percent. This fellowship started in 2008 during her retirement. Additional fellowships can be awarded depending upon the quality and quantity of applicants, and funding available. Doctoral students are not eligible including Ph.D.s and DBAs.
Some significant benefits of the Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR are:
|Award Amount||20,000 USD|
|Award Duration||2 years|
|Applicable Programs||Masters Degree in Human Resources field|
Note: The fellowship cannot be used to attend professional development seminars, it is only for college degree programs which can be online, part-time, Full-time programs.
|Application Deadline||Aug 01 ,2020|
|No. of Scholarships||2|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.shrm.org/foundation/ourwork/awards/all-awards/pages/default.aspx|
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship is designed for an academically outstanding student, who is enrolled in a Master’s Degree program related to HR like organizational development, MBA, psychology, etc and should have a 50% degree remaining at least. Also, candidates must be SHRM certified or SHRM members.
Prospective UG and PG applicants for Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship are expected to fulfill the following academic-based requirements:
Along with these academic requirements, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
Note: There are no eligibility criteria for this fellowship based on race, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, ancestry, citizenship or national origin, marital status because of the non-discrimination policy of the SHRM Foundation.
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship 2020, for Graduate Study in HR, invites application each year. As a prospective candidate, you have to complete the online Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship Application and submit it, along with all the documents.
Applicants must provide the following student supporting documents at the time of Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship application submission:
The selection depends on various factors, which determine a student's capabilities and achievements. The recipient of the Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship is selected based on factors like,
As a result of the selection process, two students or professionals are awarded annually,
The student must fulfill the given requirements to continue the receipt of the award for the next year, after achieving the year in his first year of Masters study:
Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship is sponsored by SHRM and SHRM foundation. It covers only Tuition & Fees and Accommodation of the student. Important dates for Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship 2020 are:
|Application Accepted||Notification||Award Presented|
|April 1 - August 2, 2020||October 1, 2020||November 2020|
Along with the fulfillment of the minimum eligibility criteria, a student must also learn about the important terms and conditions relating with Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship, which are as follows: