HREFAP FAQs

Who can apply for the HR Education Financial Assistance Program (HREFAP)?
  • Experienced HR Professionals wishing to further develop by acquiring international HR Certifications like SHRM’s HR Certifications.
  • Persons new to the HR Profession with 1 year or less professional HR experience.
  • Persons wishing to start a new career in HR.
  • People with Prior professional experience, .i.e. Persons switching careers and wanting to now become HR Professionals.
  • Members of the Academia in any of the officially recognised higher institutions in Nigeria offering Degree or Diploma programs in HR or related disciplines.
What does the HR Education Financial Assistance Program (HREFAP) cover?

It covers the SHRM Certification Preparatory Course and/or SHRM HR Recertification Education, including purchasing a SHRM Learning System for SCP/CP or attending a certification preparatory course offered by Skills-Farm, the approved SHRM Training Partner. Click here to learn more about HR Certification preparation options. At this time Award funds can only be utilized for SHRM HR Certification Preparation Programs and approved Learning Systems (Kits), or other seminars and workshops offered by Skills-Farm.

What are the repayment terms for the HR Education Financial Assistance Program (HREFAP)?
The Financee shall have the option to repay in one of the following plans

  • Three (3) months
  • Six (6) months
  • Twelve (12) months

A Repayment option once chosen, is locked in for the rest of the year.

Can i opt for early Repayment after financial assistance has been effected?
Even though a payment option once chosen is locked in for the rest of the year, a financee can (upon giving a written request and receiving approval) liquidate in shorter time.
How do I apply for the HR Education Financial Assistance Program (HREFAP)?
  • Apply Online or Click here to download [wpdm_package id=1120 template=”link-template-button”]
How many times can I apply?
As many times as possible in a given year, provided application is received within the set application timeline.

Note:

  • Deadline for Financial Assistance Application for Winter (December-February) Exams is May
  • Deadline for Financial Assistance Application for Spring (May-July) Exams is November of the preceding year.
What do I need to submit an acceptable application?

A well written application with supporting documents increases your chances of being awarded HR Education Financial Assistance.

How do i get additional information?