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Geosynthetic Institute’s fellowships for students

March 16th, 2012 / By: / Industry News

Request-for-proposals are due by June 15

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has announced a worldwide call for request-for-proposals (RFPs) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects.

There are multiple awards, 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. It is important to note that students must have completed their candidacy examinations leading to a doctoral degree in engineering or science to be eligible.

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

The RFPs for the 2012–2013 academic year must be submitted to both of the undersigned by email by June 15, 2012, and awards will be announced on, or before, July 15, 2012.

Review of the proposals is done by the nine-person GSI board of directors.

Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D., P.E., NAE
Emeritus Director—Geosynthetic Institute
Robert.koerner@coe.drexel.edu

Jamie R. Koerner
GSI Special Projects Coordinator
jrkoerner@verizon.net

Source: Geosynthetic Institute

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