The GSA Center for Professional Excellence supports the growth and excellence of geoscientists throughout their career trajectory.



Fund your research, travel, studies, and fieldwork.


Expand your knowledge through a short course, field trip, or webinar.


Enhance your skills with a career-building experience.


Connect with a diverse community through mentoring and networking.


Be a leader and find opportunities to serve and advocate for the geosciences.


Foster a culture of integrity and professional ethics.


Browse the Geoscience Job Board to discover the next step in your geoscience career.


Current Opportunities

J. David Lowell Field Camp Scholarships

Pursue a scholarship and potentially receive up to $2,000 for attending the geology field camp of your choice. Awardees will also receive a new blue Brunton Transit. Scholarships are open to undergraduate students.

Deadline: 31 Mar.

Learn more and apply

Undergraduate Student Research Grants

Further your research interests with grants available through five of GSA's geographic Sections.

Deadlines occur between 1 Mar. and 15 Apr. and vary by Section.

Learn more and apply

Participate in Spring Section Meetings

These smaller meetings attract many geoscience students and provide outstanding learning and networking opportunities closer to home.

Learn more and register


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