June 10 is deadline for GSI Fellowship request-for-proposals

$10,000 awards for doctoral students

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June 10, 2013, is the deadline for student proposals for 2013-2014 GSI Fellowships.

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has placed its annual worldwide call for requests-for-proposals (RFPs) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects.

There are multiple awards made, each for $10,000 for the first year, and they are renewable for a second and third year up to a total amount of $20,000 per student. Eligible students must have completed their candidacy examinations leading to a doctoral degree in engineering or science.

The proposals must be submitted in the following four-page format (with no exceptions):

  • Page 1—Letter of recommendation from student’s department head or advisor
  • Page 2—Title and detailed abstract of project
  • Page 3—Student’s resume
  • Page 4—Documentation of completed candidacy examination

RFPs for the 2013-2014 academic year must be submitted to both of the email addresses below by June 10, 2013, and awards are announced on, or before, July 15, 2013. Review of the proposals is by the nine-person GSI Board of Directors.

For information on the Geosynthetic Institute visit the GSI Fellowships webpage.

Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D., P.E., NAE
Emeritus Director-Geosynthetic Institute

Jamie R. Koerner
GSI Special Projects Coordinator


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