Walworth County Human Resource Association Announces Scholarship Opportunity
The Walworth County Human Resource Association will offer two scholarships in 2015.
Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2015 for a $250 and a $500 scholarship to be distributed for the following fall term. The WCHRA Board of Directors will review all applications and select recipients based on the following criteria:
- Timely submission of the completed application materials along with a copy of student’s current transcript by the deadline of May 15, 2015. GPA will be considered in the event of a tie in the selection process.
- The student must be actively pursuing a major or minor in Human Resources, Supervisory Management, or a related discipline focusing on human resource management. Students must have graduated from a Walworth County High School.
- One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a student who is currently attending a four-year institution and will be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in a human resources related program.
- One scholarship in the amount of $250 will be awarded to a student who is at least halfway through a human resources generalist certificate program or who will be entering a third semester in a supervisory management or human resources-related associate degree program at a two-year institution.
Payment will be distributed to the student upon confirmation of enrollment for the following fall semester.
If you are interested in becoming WCHRA’s next scholarship recipient, please visit the website, www.walcohra.com, to get more information and an application.
The Walworth County Human Resource Association (WCHRA) is a professional organization, founded in 1981, for individuals involved in the Human Resource management profession. WCHRA promotes the interchange of ideas and supports individuals involved in Human Resource functions. Members include Office Managers, Plant Managers, Human Resource professionals, and others involved in employee safety, recruiting, and management. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month.
Besides monthly meetings, WCHRA in conjunction with WCEDA publishes an annual county Wage and Benefit Summary.
If you are interested in becoming a member or if you would like to learn more about the WCHRA, visit our website at www.walcohra.com or call Kris Welsh at (262) 723-5445.