Student Opportunity Announcements

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU)
has Graduate Research Assistantships available to full-time students interested
in pursuing a Master of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis in aquatic
sciences.  Graduate assistantships
include a generous 12-month stipend that is eligible for annual renewal.  Accepted applicants will assist with research
projects conducted by faculty and staff at AWRI in addition to performing
research related to their thesis/project. 


AWRI maintains state-of-the-art analytical and GIS
laboratories, and has two research vessels and several smaller watercraft.  AWRI is located on Muskegon Lake in Muskegon,
MI, on the shores of Lake Michigan.  The
Institute is located approximately 30 miles from the main campus of GVSU. 


To be eligible for consideration, students must be accepted
to the Master of Science degree program in the Department of Biology at GVSU as
a full-time student, and a faculty member at the AWRI must serve as their major
advisor.  Please visit the AWRI Web site
( for more information
on the application process (graduate
) and on our faculty, facilities, research programs, and educational/outreach
initiatives.  More information about the
Master of Science Program is available at the Biology Web site (


Contact: Alan Steinman,;
(616) 331-3749 or Mark Luttenton,; (616) 331-2503