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Welcome to the South Central Human Resource Management Association

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  SCHRMA is dedicated to promoting the professional development and growth of members, to raise the standards of performance of human resource professionals, to advance the interests of practitioners of the human resource profession, and to provide opportunities to share experiences and ideas.  Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.  We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.  We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!  

  • NEW EMAIL ADDRESS! SCHRMA has a new email address. Effective immediately, please update our contact email to  Thank you!

  • SCHRMA Receives 2015 SHRM Excel "Platinum Chapter" Award!

The national SHRM Excel Award recognizes "outstanding organizations dedicated to serving the needs of members and advancing the human resource management profession."  It is awarded in four levels -- Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.  SCHRMA is delighted to announce that on March 16, 2016, we received notification of being recognized as a Platinum Chapter! Thank you to everyone who invested time and energy on our 2015 initiatives! We could not have achieved this outstanding accomplishment without you!

  • SCHRMA Named 2015 SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion

The national Society for Human Resource Management recognizes exceptional chapters and state councils for their commitment, leadership, and generous support to the Foundation's Annual Campaign through the Foundation's Champions Program.  SCHRMA is pleased to report that, as a result of this designation, it will be listed in SHRM'sAnnual Impact Report and featured as Champion on the official SHRM Foundation recognition website.

Don't miss out on any upcoming HERE to complete your 2016 SCHRMA Membership Application today!



► SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships 

Two rounds of SHRM Foundation certification scholarships are awarded - one in the spring and one in the fall.  SHRM members may apply for this $750 award to support their pursuit of the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.  

Upcoming Application Deadline:  July 15, 2016 (for those awarded in October)


Individuals must be current members of national SHRM and their membership must remain active throughout the year they are awarded the scholarship.  Individuals must be preparing to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam.  Employees or board members of SHRM or the SHRM Foundation or other SHRM affiliate (not including chapters), and members of their immediate family are not eligible to apply for SHRM Foundation grants, awards or scholarships.  Student members are not eligible to apply for this award.

Chapters and state councils are also eligible to receive the award, so for more information visit the SHRM Foundation certification scholarship page.


The application includes contact information and a series of short-answer questions about your volunteer experience and your career aspirations.  You will also be asked to upload a current resume that includes your SHRM Foundation and/or SHRM volunteer experience, and one letter of reference.  Reference letters should be addressed to the “SHRM Foundation Scholarship Review Committee” and should provide insight into your character, career and volunteer accomplishments, work ethic, values, and need for the scholarship.


Apply November 9 - December 21, 2015..........Notified of results by March 18 (Past)

Apply May 2 - July 15, 2016..............................Notified of results by October 7

Apply for a Certification Scholarship

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Here's a glimpse of the fun and festivities during a prior event! We'd love to have you join us for the next one!


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  • November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
    Cascades Manor House 1970 Kibby Road Jackson, MI 49203

    Click HERE to register. Join us as MI Health & Hospital Association's Nancy McKeague presents our annual, comprehensive update on local, state, and federal legislative issues that directly affect the world of Human...

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