Gettysburg College seeks to stimulate the life of the mind by building a scholarly community to engage and support students in intellectual and creative pursuits inside and outside of the classroom, and to develop in them an intellectual curiosity, capacity for contemplating deeper questions, and lifelong commitment to service.

In addition to a number of on-campus opportunities for undergraduate research, creative activity, and scholarship, Gettysburg College connects students to resources such as faculty mentors, projects, funding, and venues for presenting and publishing their work.

For students seeking off-campus and post-baccalaureate opportunities, the Assistant Provost Maureen Forrestal works to encourage and facilitate students’ applications for nationally competitive fellowships, emphasizing the value of the process itself in furthering their intellectual growth and propelling them to greater post-graduate excellence.