2010 - Jamie Woods
2011 - Michaelle Burkes and Rebecca Fugate
2012 - Connie Poteet
2013 - Sarah Vaught
2014 - Steve Ezelle and Melinda Thornton
2015 - Rachel Lee
2016 - None
2017 - Christina McNutt
2018 - None
2019 - None
2020 - TBA
Click here for the Scholarship Application
West Central Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management (WCASHRM) includes more than 85 human resource professionals. The primary purpose of the WCASHRM is to be a recognized leader in human resource management by providing high quality, dynamic and responsible programs and services to our members, actively supporting or opposing legislation or other matters based upon employer needs and professional goals, and establish relationships within the community that will make a positive impact and contribution to the quality of life for our community.
WCASHRM represents all the major segments of human resource management in the private and public business sectors in West Central Arkansas, which consists of the following counties: Garland, Hot Spring, Clark, Pike, and Montgomery.
WCASHRM is known for its commitment to represent the Human Resource profession and serve its members by providing relevant and timely business topics and speakers of interest for monthly membership meetings.
At minimum, WCASHRM sponsors one (1) $500 scholarship to an undergraduate (junior or senior status) or graduate student each semester. The scholarship is open to any student who meets the following requirements:
- Junior/Senior status or graduate student
- A resident of West Central Arkansas or enrolled student in an accredited college/university for the current school year in the West Central Arkansas region as defined above
- Pursuing a degree in business/human resources related field or law (with emphasis on labor/employment law)
Minimum 3.00 GPA overall
The WCASHRM scholarship is awarded to one individual and is based on a variety of factors, including academic performance, demonstrated leadership, human resource related experience and/or extracurricular activities, career goals and overall presentation capabilities. The WCASHRM Scholarship Committee will determine the scholarship recipient based primarily on the above criteria, and will award the scholarship for the student’s use toward college costs.
To apply for the scholarship, you must complete the application in full. If more space is needed than allotted on the application, please feel free to attach additional pages.
In order to be considered, you must submit:
- Two (2) written recommendations from employers and/or professors
- College transcript
- Current resume
Fully completed application
WCASHRM recommends the scholarship be paid directly to the college/university, but can be presented directly to the recipient, if requested.
DEADLINE to mail or e-mail completed applications: October 1 (for Spring) or April 1 (for Fall) of each year to:
P.O. Box 8
Hot Springs, AR 71902
Email: [email protected]