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GMSHRM provides opportunities for students to meet and interact with professionals who share your interests. Meeting and sharing ideas with working professionals can lead to greater insights, enhanced job knowledge, and career leads. In addition to Student Chapters, GMSHRM offers special student membership rates, seminars, monthly meetings, and informal networking opportunities.
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GMSHRM 2012 Scholarship Program
GMSHRM kicks off its 2012 scholarship program. Learn more about the program and take advantage of this opportunity to continue or expand your HR training.
The Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is Miami-Dade County’s largest organization serving human resource professionals. Established in 1952, GMSHRM is comprised of the area’s most distinguished human resource professionals. GMSHRM is dedicated to supporting its members and promoting human resource communications by:
- Providing high quality, dynamic and responsive programs and services
- Serving as the area’s voice on human resource management issues
- Facilitating the development and guiding the direction of the profession
Committed to “Serving the Professional and Advancing the Profession” within the community, GMSHRM proudly sponsors the annual Greater Miami SHRM Student Scholarship Award. The scholarship is to encourage undergraduate and graduate students preparing for work in the field of Human Resource Management. There is one award available. The winner will receive a $1,000.00 (made payable to the student). Judging is based on timely submission of all required documents and the written essay. The panel of judges is comprised of three GMSHRM members who will rank each essay and application materials. The judges’ scores are combined to determine the highest average ranking application form. The panel of judges reserves the right to reject any application that does not meet the requirements. All submissions must be made via email by Dec. 1, 2012 at midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST). The winners will be notified by email and will be presented with the award at GMSHRM’s December meeting.
Details of the Scholarship Program - Application form (revised)
- An undergraduate student who has completed at least two years of study and is carrying a minimum of 9 semester credit hours and has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; or a graduate student who is carrying a minimum of 6 semester credit hours and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Must Major in Human Resources Management or related field. The student must also be a GMSHRM member and a national SHRM member during the current academic year
- Professional pursuing a certification in the Human Resources field at an accredited university. The professional must also be a GMSHRM member and a national SHRM member during the current academic year minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA
Please note that if a student is not a member of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the local chapter (GMSHRM), then they can be considered as long as they have pending applications with both affiliations that become approved prior to the awarding of the scholarship.
- One-page essay, which clearly explains why you have chosen human resources as your field of study and your future goals; or why you have chosen to pursue a career as a human resources professional and how you feel the degree you are seeking will contribute to your professional goals
- The essay format must be single-spaced; font size 12pt.
- You may also include other information you feel will distinguish you as the best candidate for the scholarship
- Points will be deducted for misspellings and grammatical errors
- A letter of acceptance from the university for applicants who have just been accepted to a program
- Current Resume
- Two letters of recommendation
- Completed application
- 35% SHRM student chapter involvement and/or commitment to the HR profession
- 30% Academic achievement
- 25% Additional leadership and service activities/work experience
- 10% Financial need
(Revised Deadline Dec. 1, 2012) is the deadline to submit all application materials.
How to Apply
All applications must be submitted electronically via email attachment (PDF format) to the following address: email@example.com
Click here for a copy of the application form. (revised)
* Grade summary or unofficial transcript may also be submitted with application, but is not required. If selected for a scholarship, the student will be required to submit an official transcript and social security or tax ID at that time, prior to receiving funds.
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Florida International University
The Florida International University student chapter is lead by Dr. Juan I. Sanchez, Professor and Knight Ridder Byron Harless Eminent Scholar Chair, Management and International Business in the Chapman Graduate School of Business. The chapter is comprised of both undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, please contact:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Clifford Perry (305-348-2751)
University of Miami
University of Miami's chapter is lead by Dr. Christine M. Hagan, Professor of Management in the School of Business and an active member of GMSHRM. For information, you may contact:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Christine Hagan (305-284-1380) Haganphd@aol.com
St. Thomas University
St. Thomas University's student chapter is the longest standing affiliated chapter. Many of the previous members have continued their membership and commitment to GMSHRM and are very active board members. If you want more information, please contact:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Amann (305-628-6629) email@example.com
If you are a student member or a faculty advisor and would like to bring an HR professional to your school or organization, the Speakers Bureau is ready to help. Volunteers from GMSHRM are ready to provide mini-workshops on important topics such as interviewing and resume writing from the perspective of some of the most experienced people in Miami. We are also ready to speak on current trends, workplace challenges, and different roles within the HR function.
For more information, to request a speaker or to volunteer for this committee, contact GMSHRM College Relations Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.