Georgetown College is pleased to offer a new program for those interested in entering the teaching field. The TLC Program of Distinction prepares students to enter the field of education with a deeper understanding of how teaching, leading, and coaching intersect, preparing them for roles in teacher leadership.

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As a member of the TEACHING, LEADING, AND COACHING PROGRAM you can expect

  • $1,000 scholarship per year for those who are eligible.
  • Annual conference opportunities with an opportunity to present in final year.
  • Guaranteed mentorship.
  • Special guest speaker events.
  • Opportunities for teacher leadership.
  • Honors designation at graduation.
  • Preparation for graduate program.
  • An accelerated master’s opportunity: Entry into master's program during senior year at no extra cost; up to 12 hours available with senior status.

TLC Scholarship Requirements

At entry:

  • 2.75 GPA 
  • Preferred ACT of 22+ OR
  • CASE Assessment scores: Reading 150+, Writing 158+, Math 144+
  • Application describing rationale for entering the teaching field and what they hope to gain from the program.
  • Contact information for a reference (coach or faculty member) who would be willing to speak to us on your behalf regarding your potential in meeting the goals of the program.                                                                                                  


  • A GPA of 2.75 must be maintained throughout program.
  • No dispositional infractions throughout program.
  • Planning of and participation in TLC events  

Still not convinced? 

Along with offering valuable professional experiences and personal growth opportunities, an additional scholarship of $1,000 per year will be awarded to eligible TLC scholars! 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 like-minded students who are passionate about the same things as you.

Develop Skills and Connections

The Teaching, Leading, and Coaching Program equips you to become a well-prepared and well-connected educator or coach right out of college!

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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