The Allied Health Scholars Program is perfect for students interested in an allied health career. The program enables students to grow and prepare for a field within the allied healthcare world and will help you succeed though professional experiences. The program will add further value to an exceptional Georgetown College liberal arts education.
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Who should apply?
Allied Health Scholars is ideal for students pursuing allied health fields. These fields include physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, athletic training, rehabilitation counseling, and others.
“Georgetown's Kinesiology department is second to none. The KHS professors have all walked the walk in the health and fitness field and teach you how to apply the degree you're getting.”
Sean Kratchman, 2015
What are the benefits?
- Attend guest lectures by speakers in their field
- Meet professionals in their areas of interest to expand their professional network
- Gain leadership experience via promoting health and wellness on campus
- Volunteer opportunities within our community
- Job shadowing opportunities and internships
- Support and assistance with professional skills
What are the admission requirements?
- Apply by January 15th
- Optional letter of recommendation
- Interview in February at Georgetown Scholars Day (if invited). Click here for more information on Georgetown Scholars Day.
What are the requirements of the program?
- Complete an internship or preceptorship by start of senior year
- Maintain an overall 3.0 GPA
- Students have a choice in the third requirement so they can create a program that best aligns with their career goals. Students can either be an active member in the KHS club, be a member of the Pre-PT program, or complete volunteer hours at a designated facility and attend professional development events each semester.