Own Your Future: College, Career & Independence Workshop
Discover the resources and information you need to take advantage of the educational, career, and scholarship opportunities that are available to the bleeding disorders community.
Whether you are considering attending 4-year or 2-year University, are a non-traditional student heading back to school, or are interested in pursuing a technical degree or career in the trades, this workshop will help you navigate your options and point you in the right direction to start achieving your goals.
Family members are also invited to learn how they can help support their loved one through the financial, mental, emotional and social challenges of their transition into a career or education path.
The day will begin at 10:30 AM with a general session followed by a lunch before splitting off into two tracks with two rounds of breakout sessions:
Young Adults Track: For those contemplating higher education, career options and scholarship opportunities.
Families Track: For those who will be supporting a loved on during this transitional period of their lives.
Tracks are recommended, but not enforced.
The finalized agenda will be announced before the event. Sessions topics could include the following:
- Scholarship Opportunities (specifically for those affected by bleeding disorders)
- How to Choose and Navigate an Education or Career Path
- College and Career Counseling
- Writing Workshop for College Applications and Scholarship Submissions
- Navigating Financial Aid and Funding Your Education
- Managing Healthcare Independently
- Mental Health
- Life Transitions
- Overcoming Challenges and Obstacles
Additional Scholarship Opportunity
Those who attend this workshop AND apply for one of Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation’s Scholarship opportunities by the March 15, 2019 deadline will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an additional $1,000 education scholarship! Check out GLHF’s scholarship opportunities HERE.
Ample parking is available at the Ingleside Hotel.
Please register HERE before Sunday, January 13th to secure your spot at this program. There is no fee to register. Lunch is included with registration.
Minors MUST be accompanied by an adult in order to attend this workshop.
If you have any questions please contact Kailee Frederick at email@example.com or 414.937.6784.