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On To the Future (OTF) is a grass roots initiative of The Geological Society of America (GSA) to provide partial-funding for diverse students to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting. 

Many GSA members describe their first GSA meeting as an exciting focal point in their professional development. It is the perfect situation for a student to gain exposure to the array of geoscience research and career options. GSA is also adding significant programs that facilitate effective mentoring relationships and networking opportunities. The personal connection accelerates the process of becoming an engaged and involved member of a scientific and professional community, and is an essential catalyst in transforming student into professional.

As society is becoming so very diverse, it is only fitting to be able to support this same opportunity to diverse students.

However, this opportunity is truly grass roots led, with a supportive Executive, Council, GSA Foundation and Diversity Community leading the way, the Society calls for the whole GSA to support this initiative - support, donate, and participate!

Click here for the full announcement.

STUDENT APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN

GSA is excited to announce that the On To the Future (OTF) Program is now accepting applications for the 2014 program. The OTF Program provides partial financial support to diverse undergraduate and graduate students to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting.

See the eligibility and application instructions to find out if you qualify for this opportunity. Deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, 30 MAY 2014!!

More Information
Please visit the OTF FAQ page to learn more or print the OTF Poster to showcase in your institution


QUESTIONS?
Contact Tahlia Bear, tbear@geosociety.org or by phone at 303-357-1066


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OTF Application process for 2014 is now OPEN
Use the link below to login or create your GSA Member ID and apply today! Deadline has been extended to 30 May 2014.





MAP OF THE 2013 OTF STUDENTS


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Donate to the On To the Future Fund

Help us to ensure we can meet the needs of our 100 students by donating to the entire program.  GSA Foundation is in the process of raising $70,000 or more to support this exciting initiative!