Workshops

Mandatory workshops are an integral part of the Hagan Scholarship and are intended to help recipients obtain a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered as a part of the school curriculum.  The 2024 Workshops for second, third, and fourth year recipients will be held in Omaha, NE. HSF provides funding to help offset the cost of travel and lodging. First year recipient workshops are online only.

First Year: Recipient statistics. Recipient responsibilities. College finances. First year workshop report. How to succeed in college and not lose your Hagan Scholarship.

Second Year: Recipient statistics. Overview of investing for financial security. De-mystifying the investment process. Selecting and researching common stock. Writing the research report, and Rule of 72. Work/life balance, and internships. Upcoming study / travel abroad opportunities. Each recipient will open a Personal Schwab Account. Recipients manage a $10,000. HSF Schwab Account.

Third Year: Recipient statistics. Performance of prior year stock investments. Select a stock to sell and a replacement stock to buy. Planning for retirement. Career planning, resume, and interviews. Study and travel abroad. Recipients manage a $15,000. HSF Schwab Account.

Fourth Year: Recipient statistics. Portfolio analysis. Performance of stock investments. Select a stock to sell and a replacement stock to buy. Performance of stock sold and replacement of stock purchased. Characteristics of a good company to work for. Choosing and getting accepted into graduate school. Preparing for future employment. Getting off to a great start after college. Recipients manage  a $20,000. HSF Schwab Account.

Graduation: Award year class statistics. Certificates of acheivement. Plaques for recipients achieving a 4.0 GPA. Gold, silver and bronze plaques for recipients achieving the highest returns managing the HSF Schwab Account. ALL HSF Account gains up to $10,000 will be deposited in the recipient’s Personal Schwab Account. Award year class handout with recipient biographies. Investment performances and statisitcal information. Booklet on Life After School. Graduates will have continued access to the Scholar Portal to network with Hagan Scholars, Hagan Alumni and to access updated information.