Have you ever wondered why people think and act the way they do?

Georgetown College is pleased to offer a new program designed to guide you to better understand human motivation, develop skills for researching motivation, and apply motivation research in real-world settings: classrooms, board rooms, locker rooms, meeting rooms, or wide-open spaces - you choose. For due dates and a list of other programs of distinction, click here.

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As a member of the Teaching, Leading, and Coaching Program you will: 

  • Collaborate with peers on research projects 
  • Complete your own research project from conception to completion 
  • Develop research skills that apply across a wide array of contexts and careers 
  • Attend and present at a local conference 
  • Receive assistance with graduate school application or job search efforts 
  • Make lifelong connections to people who are passionate about the same topics as you

You may also have the opportunity to:

  • Travel to present at a national conference 
  • Publish your research in a peer-reviewed journal 
  • Submit grant proposals to receive additional funding for your work and education  

Still not convinced? 

Along with offering valuable professional experiences and personal growth opportunities, you may also be eligible to receive an additional $1,000 per year in scholarship! Please note that some students who are receiving other special scholarships (such as Legacy & Legends or Athletics) may not be eligible to receive this additional scholarship. You can check with your admission counselor for more details.

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Make Friends

This program is highly collaborative. Join us to meet likeminded students who are passionate about the same things as you. Work together to solve problems and tackle research questions head on.

Develop Skills

The Teaching, Leading, and Coaching Program uniquely equips you with research experiences and skills that should make you competitive for any graduate school or career you seek after graduation. This will include research presentations and may include peer-reviewed published manuscripts and presentations.

Do Something Hard

The program isn't for everyone, and that's okay. We hope it's for you, though. Can you rise to the challenge?

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