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CCHRA 2014 Merit Scholarship Application and FAQ's

    February 18, 2014

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    1. What is the CCHRA Merit Scholarship?  CCHRA will award one undergraduate and one graduate merit scholarship to students currently enrolled in a course of study with a focus on the Human Resources field. Examples of applicable degree programs include: Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in HR; MBA or Masters of Management; MS in HR Management or HR Development; BA, BS, MA, MA or PhD in I/O Psychology; BA, BS, MA, MS or PhD in Training and Organization Development.
    2. What are the scholarship award amounts?  The amount of the undergraduate award is $1,000 and the graduate scholarship award is $1,000.
    3. Who is eligible to participate?  All CCHRA member undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a Human Resources related degree program and who will be enrolled in that program for at least one full semester after Fall 2010 (this could include Spring 2011) are eligible to apply.  Note that you will need to be a current CCHRA member since January 1, 2014 to be eligible to participate.
    4. How do I apply?  Interested students who meet all of the eligibility requirements may obtain an application form on our website at or may submit their request in writing to Maria Peterson at Kistler Tiffany Benefits, 400 Berwyn Park, Suite 200, 899 Cassatt Road, Berwyn, PA 19312 or
    5. When is the application deadline?  All fully completed applications, including required faculty letter of recommendation, must be received no later than February 28, 2014.  In addition, all applicants will be required to submit a transcript with their Fall 2013 grades and no later than February 28, 2014. Applications not fully completed by the February 28th deadline will not be considered for the scholarship. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their application is completed by the deadline. We encourage you to make sure that the faculty member you choose to write a reference for you meets the deadline.

    6. Can I check on the status of my application to ensure it is received and complete?  Yes.  You can check on your application status prior to March 7, 2014 with Maria Peterson, College Liaison Chair, via e-mail at: