Membership Rules

  • Updated on: 10 July 2017

Dhahran Geoscience Society (DGS) provides access to technical information, networking opportunities, geological field trips, and many other exclusive benefits.

Individuals fulfilling the following membership requirements are welcome to join the Dhahran Geoscience Society.

Professional Membership

  • A person engaged in geoscience and holding a college degree in geoscience, or
  • A person who, by technological competency, has attained a standing equivalent to that above

Benefits of Professional Membership

  • Online access to and/or hardcopies of the Society's newsletter "The Oil Drop"
  • Free hard copies of the quarterly geoscience publication "GeoArabia"
  • Special discounted member rates on monthly dinner meetings
  • List prices for all Society courses and other educational events
  • The opportunity to join geological field trips, either at highly subsidized rates, or free (local trips to explore extensive Saudi Arabia geological features)
  • The opportunity to vote and to improve your leadership skills through participation in committees and elected office
  • Access to an extensive network, through free access to a directory of members, as well as to a local network of professionals through courses and monthly meetings

Student Membership

  • A full-time geoscience student in a college, university, or other educational institution of like scholastic standing, or
  • A full-time student who is interested in the DGS

Benefits of Student Membership

  • Online access to and/or hardcopies of the Society's newsletter "The Oil Drop"
  • Free hard copies of the quarterly geoscience publication "GeoArabia"
  • Subsidized member rates for monthly dinner meetings
  • List prices for all Society courses and educational events
  • Access to an extensive network on both international and national levels, through conferences and symposia, as well as through a local network of professionals involved in the DGS student chapter
  • Potential recognition through international conferences, bestowing both prestige and financial support for outstanding students
  • Free membership for students since August, 2008

How much does it cost to join?

Every professional joining the DGS pays the annual subscription of SR75.
Eligible students can become DGS student members free of charge.

How do I apply to join?

If you are interested in joining the DGS, please complete the online application form at http://dgsonline.org/register. Then, contact our mebership liasion on: membership@dgsonline.org for membership fees.