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    Cedar Valley SHRM is now accepting applications for the 2019/2020 scholarship. This year CVSHRM will be awarding two scholarships for the 2019/2020 academic year: one for $1000 and one for $500! The scholarships are not automatically renewable and the money will be paid directly to the Registrar’s Office upon the recipient’s proof of registration and attendance. The CVSHRM Officers will review the applications received by the deadline date of April 26, 2019 and make the final decision on the scholarship award.


    To be eligible for the scholarship, an individual must be enrolled full-time for the fall 2019 semester at the University of Northern IowaWartburg College, Hawkeye Community College, or the Waterloo Campus of Upper Iowa University. They should also have a declared major in Business, Public Administration, Communication, Psychology, or related field with an emphasis in Human Resources. In addition, an applicant must have attained Junior status, by the Fall 2019 semester with an overall GPA of 2.75 or above.

    Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 26th to 

    Click here to Begin your Application!




    For students that have finished their HR studies and wish to demonstrate they have what it takes for an HR career, SHRM has developed an assessment to measure and certify knowledge.

    Assurance of Learning® Assessment for Graduating HR Students

    The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Assurance of Learning® Assessment for graduating HR students is the new universal benchmark for students who are completing an HR degree and who have little to no work experience in HR. It benefits students by showing employers the student has acquired the minimum knowledge required to be a successful HR professional, and it gives recent graduates an important advantage over other entry-level candidates by showing the student has achieved the Certificate of Learning upon passing an exit exam. The assessment helps universities meet their accrediting body’s Assurance of Learning® requirements because it helps show the HR degree program teaches what it states it will teach. And, it helps employers know that the student has taken an additional step to ensure their degree, complemented by the Certificate of Learning achievement, adequately prepares them for their career in HR. As part of SHRM’s broader academic initiative, the Assessment represents an important step along an HR professional’s career development path. It complements both formal classroom knowledge acquired through a degree program and experiential learning gained through internships.

    For complete details, visit SHRM Assurance of Learning

    UNI SHRM Chapter

    Are you a UNI student interested in getting involved with the student chapter of SHRM at UNI?  Here’s a link to their page:  Northern Iowa SHRM