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  • Scholarship Opportunities are Still Available. Deadlines for local scholarship opportunities have passed, but there are still several scholarships available for active-duty military, veterans, spouses and dependents. For information on scholarships available for dependents, contact Amanda Buckingham, Child and Youth Services school liaison officer, at 684-1655 or e-mail amanda.r.buckingham.naf@mail.mil. For other scholarships, call the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center at 684-2496.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, May 30 and June 20 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The next workshop is April 22-26. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The next Newcomer’s Orientation is 8:30-11 a.m. May 7 at the Frontier Conference Center. The orientation is for all new military, Department of the Army civilians and family members who arrived on Fort Leavenworth between Feb. 1 and May 1. Orientations are offered quarterly and cover postwide information. For more information, call 684-0051 or e-mail lisa.a.scott69.civ@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4-5, Aug. 6-7 and Oct. 1-2 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board and Fort Leavenworth Civilian Personnel Advisory Center’s Pre-Retirement Seminar for all federal employees is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 5 at the Frontier Conference Center. Register online at https://kansascity.feb.gov/events/pre-retirement-seminar-june-5/. Cost is $20 per person.
    Upcoming Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6-7, Aug. 8-9 and Oct. 3-4 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Department of Labor is providing a Career exploration and planning track workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18-19, Aug. 13-14 and Oct. 9-10 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to use self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Relocation Readiness Program’s In-processing Briefs for newly-arriving soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and family members are at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Resiliency Center. Cost is free. For more information, call 684-2800.
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