HR Scholarship

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Matchr is proud to offer one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate college student who has shown achievement in college and a commitment to working in human resources.

HR Scholarship Overview

Matchr, an HRIS platform managed by Lucerna, LLC, is proud to offer one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate college student who has shown achievement in college and a commitment to a career in human resources.

Through this scholarship award, Matchr seeks to identify and reward a student who characterizes a passion for learning, a commitment to enhancing the HR profession and a desire to become a force of change within HR.

Are you a hard working undergraduate or graduate student working toward a degree in human resources? Would $1,000 towards your tuition, fees, and books help? If you answered yes to these questions, Matchr has an exciting opportunity for you! Make sure that you meet the eligibility requirements, fill out the application below, and you could be the next recipient.

About MatcHR

Matchr helps HR professionals find the best HRIS or ATS software solution for their organization in order to optimize HR and recruitment processes. Through this scholarship award, the Orlando-based company hopes to recognize and reward a student that shares that drive and commitment for HR.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the Applicant Tracking Systems Scholarship, you must:

Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America (U.S.) or living in the U.S. and attending an accredited online college or university.

Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Human Resources or an HR-related program (such as Business, Organizational Development or Leadership, Labor Relations, etc.).

Undergraduate students must have completed at least one HR management course and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.

Graduate students must be enrolled in or have completed at least one HR class with at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Current Lucerna, LLC employees , customers of the company, Scholarship Selection Committee members and immediate family members/domestic partners of the aforementioned parties are ineligible to apply.

How to Apply

Fill out the form at the bottom of this page completely and accurately. Attach a current college transcript and at least one letter of recommendation in the appropriate places on the application. Be sure to double check everything, you don’t want to be disqualified for a simple oversight.


All application materials must be received on or before April 30 of the year in which you are applying for the scholarship.

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Selection of the Winner

When selecting the winner, The Scholarship Selection Committee will consider scholastic achievement and the applicant’s commitment to the field of HR based on the “personal statement” included in the application, the letter of recommendation, and the student’s transcript. The Scholarship Selection Committee is comprised of business professionals and HR experts. Be sure to let your character and your enthusiasm for HR shine!

Distribution of Scholarship

The awarded funds will be paid directly to the educational institution. The scholarship award may be used to cover tuition, fees and books.

Past Winners of our HR Scholarship

Congratulations to all winners of our past scholarships. Thank you to everyone who participated and applied.

2019 – Joaquin Silva, a student at DePaul University’s Driehaus School of Business, was selected by the MatcHR Selection Committee for the 2019 HR Scholarship. He was chosen because of his academic achievements and his dedication to a career in HR.

2018 – Stephanie Follansbee, a Regis University student in Denver, Colorado, received the MatcHR HR Scholarship in 2018. The Selection Committee chosen her as the scholarship recipient because of her outstanding academic performance and commitment to the field of human resources.

2017 – Jennifer Joost, a student in the University of Illinois’s Human Resources and Industrial Relations Master’s Program who had majored in psychology with a minor in HR, was selected for MatcHR’s 2017 scholarship. She was chosen for her commitment to improving the field or HR, academic merit, and passion for helping people.

2015 – Samantha Nance, a Texas Woman’s University student, was selected as the HR scholarship winner in 2015. MatcHR’s Selection Committed awarded her the scholarship due to her academic aptitude and dedication to pursuing a human resources management career.

2014 – Jessica Holden, a Loyola University Chicago student, was selected by the MatcHR Selection Committee for our 2014 scholarship. She was chosen in a unanimous decision by the committee for both her commitment to pursuing a career in the field of human resources and her scholastic achievements.

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