seminars & workshops

By: Unlock Your Future  09-12-2011
Keywords: Scholarship, Scholarship Process

the seminar

The seminar is the heart of Unlock your Future. The UYF Seminar is approximately an hour long and covers the entire program.  Brittany does not host her seminars independently, but rather works through high schools and conferences on an individual booking basis. Brittany often presents her seminar in the evening to a group of students, parents and teachers. She has presented across British Columbia to groups ranging in size from 20 to 500 and is comfortable in any setting.  The Seminar package also includes the creation of digital promotional material for the event, a door prize and example materials for the guests to look through following the presentation.

S ample of topics covered:

  • Scholarships, bursaries and awards: definitions and differences
  • How to conquer common scholarship fears
  • Entrance versus external scholarships 
  • Major themes: qualities committees look for in a scholarship candidate 
  • Early planning strategies for grades 8 through 11
  • Step by step program for starting the scholarship process
  • Volunteering & leadership opportunities:where to find them & how to create your own
  • Initiate and Create: how to transform your passion into a project
  • Scholarship organization system
  • Time management
  • Where to find scholarships
  • Applications: features and how to approach them
  • How to write a powerful and memorable scholarship essay 
  • How to craft a strong personal statement
  • Brittany’s journey through the process

 private consultations

*If you live in one of the following cities, Brittany can come directly to your home for the consultation:

Burnaby, Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, New Westminster, Coquitlam and Port Moody.

*If you do not live in one of the cities listed above, Brittany can host the session in New Westminster at no additional cost.  

Keywords: Scholarship, Scholarship Process