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GSI issues request-for-proposals for graduate student fellowships

GSI News | May 18, 2020 | By:

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) announces a worldwide request-for-proposals (RFP) 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 2020–2021 academic year must be submitted to the undersigned by email. The deadline for submittal is Monday, August 17, 2020. Awards will be announced by end of 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 the following website:

Jamie R. Koerner

Special Projects Manager

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