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    The HR State Council of New Hampshire is proud to provide NH State Chapter members or NH SHRM Members-at-Large the opportunity to win a $600 Scholarship for the SHRM Certification exam and/or preparation (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP).

    Scholarship opportunities include:

    • One (1) $600 Scholarship – NHSCHR Certification Scholarship
    • One (1) $600 Scholarship – The Joe Wirtz NHSCHR Scholarship - In memory of a dedicated HR Professional, HR State Council Director, President of MAHRA and HRAGC, HR Mentor, and husband to Terri Wirtz.

    Scholarships may be used for the reimbursement of the following SHRM Certification resources:

    • Self-Study ~ SmartStudy tools
    • Seminars ~ 3-Day program or 7-week virtual course
    • Education Partners ~ traditional classroom preparation class


    The Scholarship application deadline is June 1, 2023


    To be eligible, applicants must:

    • Be an active member in good standing with a NH Chapter or reside in NH and have a current SHRM membership.  Membership must be active when applying and throughout the year in which you receive the award.
    • Must take the SHRM certification exam in the spring or winter 2023 testing period.
    • Submit completed HR State Council of NH Certification Application Form.


    Scholarship Recipients, upon achieving SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, must be prepared to submit the following for reimbursement:

    • NH State HR Council Reimbursement Form;
    • Proof of non-eligibility for Tuition Reimbursement via your company;
      • Proof of successfully obtaining your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and
      • Detailed Receipt showing total expense of:
        • SHRM SmartStudy tools,
        • SHRM Seminars tuition, or
        • Educational Partner tuition.

    For more information, please contact Kim Brackett at 603-283-9620 or email                


    Click here to download application