Here at Gettysburg, more than half of our students conduct research before they graduate. No matter your major, you will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members who will serve as mentors invested in your success. Whether you choose to study biology, English, management, or any one of our 40 academic programs, you will have several avenues to apply your learning through innovative hands-on research.
Exploring interests through research
The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute
The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg College (X-SIG) is a research community created to help students answer science’s most pressing questions and prepare them to become research-ready, active, and connected in the field. X-SIG supports faculty-mentored summer research fellowships.
Kolbe Summer Fellow Program
The Kolbe Summer Fellows Program in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is a 10-week faculty-mentored student research program conducted during the summer before a student's sophomore, junior, or senior year.
Fellowships & Scholarships
Our Office of Student Scholarly Engagement encourages and assists students in navigating the application processes for nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships, such as the Fulbright and the Goldwater. At Gettysburg, we emphasize the value of the application process in furthering their intellectual growth and propelling them to greater post-graduate excellence.
Presenting your research
Celebration is Gettysburg College’s annual colloquium on undergraduate research, creative activity, and community engagement.
We bring together a wide range of committed and energized students as they showcase their great work. By presenting their research, students gain the opportunity to improve their communication and writing skills, and play an active role in the community of researchers.