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LCHRMA 2021-2022 Scholarship Application

    Application due by April 30, 2022

    The Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association (LCHRMA) has a total of $3000 available for scholarships this year. From those funds, LCHRMA will award individual scholarships of up to $1500 to: graduating high school students residing in Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook or Pacific (WA) County, who will be attending college in the Fall of 2022, -or- current college students continuing their education in the following year, who has a home of record in one of the above counties.

    The intent of the LCHRMA Scholarship is to help finance education to students pursuing a career in business, especially those interested in the Human Resources industry. Scholarship funds may be applied to tuition, books, and fees for the Fall 2022 school year at an accredited college or university.

    LCHRMA is a chapter of SHRM and comprised of HR professionals located throughout the Lower Columbia region in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. 

    Scholarship Eligibility

    • Must currently be a resident of Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, or Pacific (WA) county and either a senior high school student graduating in 2022 OR current college student continuing their studies in Fall 2022. Student must have declared a major in Business Management or similar degree program. 
    • Completed and signed application form including responses to the 3 questions listed.
    • Current official transcripts. (Electronic transcript can be accepted by a member of LCHRMA)
    • A minimum of one (1) letter of recommendation from people who are familiar with your studies and career interests. Additional letters may be attached. 

    The LCHRMA scholarship committee will select the scholarship winner based on merit. The committee’s award decision is final. Scholarship recipient will be notified by mail no later than June 1, 2022. 

    LCHRMA will mail a check directly to the college or university upon receiving proof of enrollment and request from the school. 

    Any unused scholarship funds are subject to be returned to LCHRMA to allocate at the direction of the LCHRMA board of directors. 

    If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to attend, free of charge, one of the LCHRMA Luncheons to talk about your future and how this scholarship could aid your future goals. 

    Please direct any questions and/or completed applications by April 30, 2022 to:

    Melissa Korsmo, Student Relations & Workforce Readiness Director


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