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Deadline approaching for GSI fellowships for graduate students

News | August 10, 2021 | By:

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) released a worldwide request for proposals (RFP) for 2021–22 focusing on innovative geosynthetic research and development projects. The deadline for receiving proposals is Aug. 23, 2021.

Recipients must be pursuing a masters or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. There will be several awards given (between 8 and 16 awards), each for $5,000. The merit-based award is issued to the student’s academic institution for research and related expenses incurred by the student. Recipient must present a research topic that furthers the mission and goals of GSI and the related geosynthetic industry. The proposals must include all the following:

  • Letter of recommendation from the student’s department head or advisor
  • Title and detailed abstract of proposed project
  • Student’s resume
  • Relevancy of topic to the geosynthetics community

Awards will be announced in early October. 

Review of the proposals is by the nine-person GSI board of advisors (BOA). For information on the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) and past recipients, visit us at

Get your proposals in now!

Submit proposals to:

Jamie R. Koerner

General Manager

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