Student Opportunities

Students have a wide range of opportunities to advance their education path. Whether it be scholarships, research opportunities, or traveling, there is something for everyone at Oberlin.

Mentored Research

Most geology students at Oberlin choose to participate in mentored research at some point during their time here. Find out more about recent student researchers here.

Research in Geology 


Some students choose to participate in the Honors Program in geology. Honors students carry out a program of independent geological research under the supervision of an individual faculty member during their senior year.

More About Honors Programs   

Internships & Fellowships

Internships and Fellowships provide opportunities to learn more about geology away from the Oberlin campus.

Internship and Fellowships   


Here are some outside scholarship opportunities for during your time at Oberlin, and beyond. 

More About Scholarships 

Study Away

Many geology students choose to study away for a semester. Some use this time to pursue other interests, while others pursue programs related to geology. Here are a range of programs of Earth Science for a semester away.

Study Away in Geology