Student Field Trip Program
Current Field Trip Details
Next trip anticipated for May, 2014.
The Society of Economic Geologists Foundation, Inc. (SEGF) provides significant annual financial support for its three core student-support programs: Graduate Student Fellowships, Student Research Grants, and Student Field Trips. The Student Field Trip Program includes the following elements:
- SEGF annually supports one or two SEG-organized field trips to major mining districts around the world by providing funding to subsidize student participation on the field trips.
- SEGF pays for the bulk of the transportation and lodging costs for students on these trips, so that the personal cost for participating students will be relatively inexpensive.
- Field trips are usually held over a period of ten consecutive days.
- Participation on each trip is limited to 20 students. Students, regardless of where in the world they are located, are eligible and encouraged to apply for participation on these field trips. SEGF strives for broad geographic representation on each trip. Selection of participants is competitive, with strong preference given to SEG Student Members.
Field trips are organized and led by SEG members with appropriate experience and recognized expertise in the geology of the mining districts included in the field trips. Appropriate arrangements are made with the individual mines being visited for access and to assure availability of mine geology personnel to interact with students. These field trips are very popular and are consistently oversubscribed. All SEG student members are notified of field trip application deadlines via an e-mail announcement.
Previous Field Trips
|May 12-18, 2013
||Precious Metals Deposits of the Southwestern U.S.A.
|September 16-22, 2012
||Porphyry Systems of Southern Peru
|May 12-19, 2012
||Iberian Pyrite Belt
||Colorado Plateau and Henderson Ore
||6-day field trip to Tintic, Bingham
||Gold Systems of Northern Nevada
||9-day field trip visiting the seven gold mines/districts.
||Iberian Pyrite Belt
||Two field trips held in northern Chile to examine FeOx Cu-Au and andesite-hosted Cu-Ag deposits.
||Porphyry Deposits in Northern Chile
||Two 10-day field trips: the first visited eight porphyry deposits in Northern Chile; the second visited seven gold mines/districts in Northern Nevada.