Q: What is the Sport and Wellness Scholars Program?
The Sport and Wellness Scholars Program is a learning
community that is open to high achieving students who are
interested in career preparation designed to help them become
leaders in the sports and wellness industry. Through a well
thought out, specifically designed, regularly evaluated and
reviewed program, students can optimize their chances to
become truly the "brightest and best" in their chosen area of
What do Sport and Wellness Scholars do?
Sport and Wellness Scholars are engaged in active learning
experiences including exposure to sports and wellness
historical perspectives, exciting interactions with faculty/
staff/mentors in your areas of interest, student employment
opportunities, internships/independent studies, travelling
to sports and wellness venues, and working with community
service projects that enhance the student experience.
Why should I apply to the Sport and Wellness Scholars Program?
Today's highly competitive sport and wellness enterprise requires entry level professionals who have global perspectives, outstanding communication skills and business acumen. You need only apply if your goal is to become a leader in some facet of the sports and wellness industry. Only those with this particular
interest should consider this program.
What are the advantages to participating in the Sport and Wellness Scholars
For those interested in careers in the area of sport and wellness your success is predicated on the following: academic preparation, co-curricular
experiences, an understanding of the history of the profession, and a commitment to what it takes to be "cutting edge" in today's fast changing world. The
Sports and Wellness Scholars Program neatly packages all of these essentials to success together for your benefit and prepares you to become a leader in the
sports and wellness profession. The cumulative experience of the Sports and Wellness Scholars Program is not available through any other venue at The Ohio
What is expected of me as a Sport and Wellness Scholars Program member?
You will be expected to obtain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 by the end of your first year and maintain that GPA thereafter. Additionally, you will
be expected to be a proactive participant by attending Sports and Wellness Scholars Program events, completion of the Nationwide's Diversity Leadership
Transcript Program through the Multicultural Center, all-Scholars events, and interacting as a leader in a team environment with your fellow Sport and
How large is the Sport and Wellness Scholars Program?
Our goal is to maintain an incoming class of 100 students each year. This helps us prepare future generations of Sport and Wellness Scholars alumni who are
well-networked and educated professionals.
Will the Sport and Wellness Scholars Program take up a lot of my time?
As a college student, your academic coursework does occupy a good portion of your time. However, with attention to proper study habits and effective time
management, you will find that the Sport and Wellness Scholars Program packages the co-curricular experience in a balanced manner that assures you a first
class experience. There is no program in the country like this so it's well worth the time spent!