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Find Your Science at GSA
Student Membership Eligibility:
Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled and majoring in geology or a related science.
A related science is any physical or biological science or other discipline such as engineering or geography.


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Membership Dues:
Membership term is based on the calendar year.
$30  Dues
If residing in and a citizen of a country/territory whose economy is classified other than “high-income” by World Bank, dues are reduced. [details]
Students at the Annual Meeting

GSA for Students

Jump start your career in the Geosciences!

Receive one FREE Division Membership when you Join or Renew

Receive FREE online access to scientific journals.

Geology — GSA Bulletin — Geosphere — Lithosphere

GSA Publications Cover What’s Hot in the Geosciences

Included With Membership:
  • Geology — Most cited and widely read earth science journal; with over 20 thought provoking articles each month (online access & archives).
  • GSA Bulletin — Earth science journal publishes classical-style research papers in all disciplines (online access & archives).
  • Geosphere — E-Journal encouraging innovation in all geoscience disciplines with research that takes advantage of its online-only format.
  • Lithosphere — Focuses on tectonic processes at all scales that affect the crust and upper mantle (online access).
  • GSA Connection — E-Publication contains news and items of interest to the geoscience community.
  • GSA Today — Science and news magazine features a hot topic science article, member news, and classifieds. Members in countries other than “high income” receive GSA Today online.
Member Discounts:

Online Store
(Member-only discounts on most items)
Attend just ONE GSA function and the member savings covers your annual dues.

Offset meeting attendance costs through travel grants and volunteer opportunities.

GSA's Annual Meeting attracts more than 6,000 attendees across all disciplines to participate in a high energy science exchange. Technical sessions, hot topics, field trips, special events, and more offer something for everyone. Take advantage of career development opportunities while networking for your future.

GSA Section Meetings present similar experiences at a more intimate regional level, and offers the perfect venue for students to present their research. Awards for best papers and posters, coupled with mentoring programs and travel and research grants, make participation in your section a must!

Join any number of GSA's 18 Specialty Divisions for more focused opportunities. Divisions offer short courses, sessions and trips, research grants and awards, along with leadership and networking opportunities. Students receive one free Division Membership.

Graduate student members are encouraged to apply for a GSA Research Grant. Historically, nearly one out of two applicants received funding.

Gain practical experience by working on an exciting field project in a National Park, National Forest, or the Bureau of Land Management—GeoCorps™ America can make it happen.

Be part of the community that is shaping the future of earth science!

Publish your research through premiere journals and other publications for worldwide circulation and exposure. GSA's online abstract services offer the opportunity to publish and present your research at GSA's Annual and Section Meetings.

Be informed about government and policy issues that affect the geoscience community. Participate in the development of GSA position papers, congressional visit days, and grassroots activism.

Give back to the profession by supporting research, educational programs, and public outreach efforts through contributions to the GSA Foundation.

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