Applications for the John W. Poillon Scholarships are available at the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center. The scholarship is open to high school seniors who are dependents of U.S. military members, currently or within the past 24 months assigned to Fort Leavenworth, or civilians who are currently employed at Fort Leavenworth by the U.S. government or a non-appropriated fund. The application deadline is March 27, 2020.
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. Upcoming workshops are Dec. 2-6, Jan. 6-10, Jan. 27-31 and Feb. 10-14 at the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Army Community Service Field Grade Spouse Seminar “Putting the Pieces Together” is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. The seminar will provide up-to-date information, possible expectations, opportunities and resources. For more information or to register, call 684-2800 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10-11, Jan. 21-22, March 31 to April 1, and June 11-12 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Entrepreneur Workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 12-13, Jan. 23-24, April 7-8 and June 9-10 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. To reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 17-18, Feb. 5-6, April 9-10 and June 30 to July 1 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Jan. 15, Feb. 20, April 2, and April 23 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Hiring Our Heroes corporate fellowship Program information briefs are conducted weekly at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center. Completed application packets are due March 13 for the next cohort that begins May 4, 2020. The CFP places service members within 180 days or less left on active duty into a 12-week fellowship program. The program provides mid- to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for this program is competitive, but placement rates average more than 80 percent per cohort. For more information, go to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0 or call 684-8999.