The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) announces a worldwide request-for-proposals (RFPs) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects. There will be several awards given, each for $5,000. Emphasis will be placed on relevant topics of interest and/or concern to the geosynthetics community. The proposals must be submitted in the following four-page format:
- Page 1: Letter of recommendation from student’s department head or advisor
- Page 2: Title and detailed abstract of proposed project
- Page 3: Student’s Resume
- Page 4: Relevancy of topic to the geosynthetics community
The RFPs for the 2019–2020 academic year must be submitted to the undersigned by email. The deadline for submittal is Aug. 15, 2019. Awards will be announced by mid-September. Review of the proposals is by the nine-person Board of Advisors (BOA) of GSI. For information on the Geosynthetic Institute and past recipients, visit us at www.geosynthetic-institute.org/gsifellows.htm.