Students and Mentorship

2019 BHRA Scholarship Program: Supporting the Human Resource Profession

BHRA awards up to $1800 in scholarships to support current and aspiring HR professionals pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Resources at an accredited university.

The world in which we work is constantly changing and so do the roles and responsibilities of human resources professionals. Top management is looking to human resources for guidance on how to deal with challenges facing their organization. Human resources professionals must be prepared to assist and lead organizations to success.


 Candidates must:

  1. Be a practicing Human Resources professionals or current student who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Human Resources. 

  2. Student must reside and/or work and/or attend college with in a 40 mile radius of Janesville, WI. 

  3. Students must be registered in an HR program that is part of an accredited university.

  4. Student must provide evidence of acceptance or enrollment in a HR program of study.

  5. Current student must demonstrate satisfactory academic performance, as defined by a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

  6. E-Mail completed application packet to: [email protected] with a subject line of "Scholarship Application".


The application is comprised of six components:

  1. The scholarship application which can be downloaded here.

  2. A current resume.

  3. A personal statement.

  4. Unofficial transcripts demonstrating academic performance.

  5. Two (2) letters of recommendation.

  6. Proof of acceptance or enrollment in an HR degree program.

Deadline for 2019 Scholarship application is September 16th, 2019.

 Scholarships will be awarded before the start of the spring semester and presented at the May Member Appreciation Dinner.

Selection Process

The selection committee will review the completed applications. Selection will be based on a demonstrated commitment to a career in human resources, scholastic achievement and/or successful work experience. 

All decisions are final. For more information, please contact: [email protected]


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