Fred Foulkes Scholarship for Academic Excellence
This scholarship is presented in honor of Fred Foulkes, Director of the HR Policy Institute and Professor of Organizational Behavior at Boston University, and Senior Advisor to NEHRA, and is awarded annually as part of the Future Stars in HR Program. Applicants MUST be full-time graduate student at an accredited New England college or university. The selected recipient will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship at the Awards Celebration, held during the 2019 NEHRA Annual Conference.
Barry Bograd Scholarship for SHRM HR Certification and Professional Development
This scholarship is presented in honor of Barry Bograd, one of the founding members of NEHRA. Along with John Erdlen, Barry helped to shape the foundation and direction of the association. He had a lifelong “love affair” with human resources, providing thought leadership, mentoring and development of future HR leaders. Barry believed strongly in the role NEHRA played in developing the profession through education and support. We are honored to recognize Barry in this way – he was a true champion of the profession.
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time HR practitioner in a company or organization in the Northeast looking to apply and sit for their SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification by August 31, 2020. They must be a current NEHRA member, and meet the requirement to apply for HR certification through SHRM. The selected recipient will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship at the Awards Celebration, held during the 2019 NEHRA Annual Conference. This scholarship will cover the cost of the testing and SHRM Learning System or the cost of taking a SHRM Prep course at an area college or university.
To apply, please complete the application below, including all required attachments listed below by August 16, 2019.
The 2019 Scholarship Awards will be presented during NEHRA's Annual Conference at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA. The winners will be asked to attend the Awards Celebration on Thursday, September 26 to accept their award and give a brief acceptance speech.
Fred Foulkes Acamdemic Scholarship - Required Attachments
The application will require you to upload (1) a copy of your resume, (2) a personal essay of no more than 750 words explaining your interest in a career in Human Resources, and (3) your transcript including GPA (a copy is suitable).
Barry Bograd Certification Scholarship - Required Attachments
The application will require you to upload (1) a copy of your resume, (2) a personal essay of no more than 750 words explaining why you are interested in obtaining your certification and how you plan on becoming certified, and (3) a letter of recommendation from your supervisor.