2021 CNY SHRM Professional Certification Award Application

Central New York Society for Human Resource Management (CNY SHRM) is offering one scholarship opportunity to a CNYSHRM member for the purpose of obtaining SHRM professional certification.

Applicants can apply for one from the following options:

$1000 towards the tuition of the Certification Preparation class hosted by Le Moyne College


$850 towards the cost of the SHRM Learning System for independent study


$350 towards SCP or CP Examination & Application Fees for members that prefer to prepare with their own materials.

The Professional Certification Award will be granted based on the following criteria:

SHRM National Membership-Please provide membership card or receipt of payment
Level of Activity within CNY SHRM Chapter-Documentation illustrating applicant’s participation in Chapter activities

Professional work experience-A current resume

Please submit a cover letter clarifying your interest in obtaining professional certification and which scholarship option you are applying for. 

Please include documentation for the areas listed above.  The Foundation Committee and Executive Board will review the applications and award the Professional Certification Award.  All decisions are final. Award will be made payable to the member. The CNY SHRM Executive Board reserves the right to award multiple winners based on interest and funding availability. 

Please send your cover letter and supporting material to CNY SHRM attn: Scholarship Committee emailed No Later than August 1, 2021 to:

Scholarship winners agree to allow CNY SHRM to publicly recognize their award and are strongly encouraged to consider volunteering for a CNY SHRM committee at the conclusion of their studies.

Email:[email protected]

2021 CNY SHRM Scholarship

Central New York Society for Human Resource Management (CNY SHRM) is offering (4) $1,000 scholarship(s) to a senior high school student family member of a CNYSHRM member.  

Scholarship funds may be used towards the student’s tuition, books and /or room and board.  Scholarship recipients are not restricted from pursuing or accepting other forms of financial aid, assistance, scholarship or tuition waiver.

Undergraduate awards are for current high school seniors who will begin full time undergraduate/technical/vocational study in the fall of 2021.  If chosen as a recipient; awards will be made payable to the student upon receipt of the tuition invoice.

Applicants must be accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university, community college or technical school by June 1st of each calendar year.  

The applicant must answer all of the questions on the application.

The applicant must submit a short typed essay not exceeding one (1) page summarizing educational and career goals, school and community service.

Scholarship recipients will be requested to attend the CNY SHRM Conference to accept their award. 

Application and supporting material must be sent to CNY SHRM attn: Scholarship Committee emailed No Later than April 18, 2021.

Send Scholarship Application to:

Email:[email protected]