State Council Awards
What Are the State Council Awards?
Every year the NCSHRM State Council presents various awards and scholarships honoring the highest achievements for advancing the Human Resource profession. These awards and scholarships are presented in conjunction with the NCSHRM State Conference and open to any North Carolina SHRM-affiliated Chapter and its members. Below is a summary of the awards and scholarships.
Click on a title for more information as well as learning how to apply.
(sponsored by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc)
The Crown Award honors the highest achievements in state chapter development and contributions that Advance the Profession and Serve the Professional. Chapters enter the competition by submitting an innovative project created and implemented by the chapter during the award period (January 2012-December 2012), and special consideration is given to successful programs that are readily transferable to other chapters. The due date to submit your Chapter’s program is July 15th.
Deadline for submission: July 15 of each year for prior year's programs.
The State Council recognizes North Carolina SHRM-affiliated chapters that have achieved excellence in the SHRM SHAPE through its Distinguished Professional Chapter of the Year Award. The State Council recognizes all Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Award winners as distinguished Professional Chapters provided they also adhere to the a few additional expectations.
(sponsored by Ogletree Deakins Law Firm)
The Richard “Dick” Peoples Professional of the Year Award is given in recognition of this individual’s service to the HR community service to the HR profession, leadership in the business community, and service to the civic community. The nomination deadline is July 1st.
Deadline for submission: July 1st
(Sponsored by Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP)
The North Carolina Human Resources Hall of Fame recognizes North Carolina Human Resources Professionals for their outstanding lifetime accomplishments and/or contributions to the HR community. This award is given in recognition of their service to the HR profession, leadership in the business community, and service to the civic community. Each year, up to 5 individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame based on nominations submitted. The nomination deadline is July 1st.
Deadline for submission: July 1st
The State Council provides a Certification Assistance Scholarship and a Recertification Assistance Scholarship. One certification and one recertification scholarship will be awarded for each test period.
The NCSHRM State Council also recognizes distinguished student chapters for outstanding activities and programs.
Deadline for submission: within 30 days of receipt of designation.
The NCSHRM State Council supports SHRM goals and objectives for Student Chapters and Student Chapter Members. SHRM outlines a plan of action for success through the annual Merit Award program that recognizes student chapters for outstanding activities and programs. To further support and recognize those student chapters that meet the Merit Award criteria outlined by the Society, the State Council recognizes those Distinguished Student Chapters annually.
Announcement of Award winning chapters occurs at the NCSHRM Annual State Conference.
(endowed by Capitol Broadcasting Company)
The Jan Sharp Memorial Scholarship is $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to a North Carolina student focusing on Human Resources as a profession.
Deadline for submission: July 15th
Student Chapter Member Scholarships are awarded to 2 students (one from Eastern NC and one from Western NC) for up to $500 each. Scholarships are based upon the student’s contributions to the student chapter and academic performance, along with involvement with community or school activities, and commitment to the Human Resources Profession. The deadline for submission is May 17th.
Deadline for submission: May 17th
For more information about any State Council Award...
More detailed information including how to apply can be found on the NC State Council website under the State Council Awards tab. All nominations will need to be submitted via email to: NCSHRMawards2013@gmail.com.
Awards Chair contact information is listed in the State Council Directory on the About Us page if you need immediate assistance.
For more information on National SHRM Foundation Scholarship and Awards click here.
Thanks to our 2013 State Council Award sponsors.
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For more information about any of these awards submissions, please contact the State Council Awards & Recognition Chair