Program Benefits:

  • Work with close-knit group of like-minded students
  • Benefit from close advising and guidance of instructors.
  • Develop leadership, presentation, and communication skills
  • Expenses paid toward group retreats and off-campus immersion experiences
  • Up to $2,000 toward abroad experience(s)

Program Features:

  • Overnight orientation with other GCS cohorts
  • Fall semester topic-appropriate First-Year Seminar
  • Introduction to Global Citizen Scholars one-credit discussion seminar
  • Two-credit GCS course beginning the spring of the first year
  • One year of civic engagement in the Meadville community
  • Two semesters of language study at Allegheny
  • An abroad experience
  • Involvement in diversity and social justice programming
  • An integrative culminating experience