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  • Mar, Tue, 2013

Gulf Coast Human Resource Association Chapter Scholarship

To help finance higher education for gulf coast students, GCHRA will offer a scholarship to students pursuing a four year degree at an accredited college or university.

One (1) scholarship will be awarded annually. This year’s Chapter scholarship will be a $1000 scholarship awarded in the fall of 2013.

Qualified applicants must be:

 a resident of Jackson, Harrison, or Hancock County

 enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university (preference given to majors of a Business or Human Resource related discipline)

 at least starting their junior year (college level) during the semester or term of the award

 have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA (Cumulative)

Applicants must submit all eligibility requirements and provide a completed application packet postmarked before May 15, 2013. Application packet includes:

1) scholarship application

2) resume

3) official transcript

4) cover letter

5) two (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher, or supervisor from a job or volunteer position

Selection criteria will be based on the applicant’s academic achievement, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and awards, work experience, statement of educational and career goals, recommendations, and cover letter. Preference will be given to active Student SHRM members and students pursuing degrees in a human resources related career field.

Mail to: Gulf Coast Human Resource Association, P.O. Box 3308, Gulfport, MS 39505

Scholarship Application can be found here.