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Fellowships for Graduate Students from the Geosynthetic Institute

Fellowships for Graduate Students


Summer 2008 by action of its Officers and the GSI Board of Directors



$5,000 per year to student’s academic institution

This merit-based award is issued to the student’s academic Institution for research and related expenses incurred by the student.



Up to twenty (20) new students per year – worldwide solicitation



  • Recipients must be pursuing a masters or doctoral degree in an accredited college or university.
  • Recipient must be recommended by their advisor or department head.
  • Recipient must present a research topic which furthers the mission and goals of the Geosynthetic Institute and the related geosynthetic industry.


Proposal Requirements:         

  • Letter of recommendations from student’s department head or advisor
  • Title and detailed abstract
  • Student’s resume
  • Relevancy of topic to the geosynthetic industry


Proposal Due Date:                  

Monday, August 23, 2021


Proposals should be emailed to Jamie Koerner.

To read more about this program and see prior fellowship recipients, follow this link:


Award Announcement Date:

Monday, October 4, 2021