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.  Starting in July, 2024 Workshops will be held for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year recipients only in Omaha, NE at the Convention Center.

First Year Workshop: Recipient statistics. Recipient responsibilities. College finances. First year report. How to succeed in college and not lose your Hagan Scholarship. $1,000 to purchase essential items not covered by the Hagan Scholarship.

Second Year Workshop: 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, and manage a $10,000 HSF Account.

Third Year Workshop: Recipient statistics. Performance of stock selections. Selecting a stock to sell and selecting a replacement stock to buy. Planning for retirement. Career planning, resume, and interviews. Study and travel abroad. Recipients will manage  $15,000.

Fourth Year Workshop: Recipient statistics. Portfolio analysis. Analysis of investment reports and stock performances. Select a stock to sell and a replacement stock to buy. Performance of previous stocks sold and replacement stocks 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 will manage $20,000.

Graduation Class: 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 HSF Account returns. 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 have continued access to the Scholar Portal to network with Hagan Scholars, Hagan Alumni and to access updated information.