Integrating research, education, and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Due to health and safety concerns for staff, students, and guests, AWRI has implemented the following changes. Learn more about GVSU's coronavirus response at

  • In accordance with University protocols, AWRI is closed to the public. Phone calls and deliveries are being accepted.

Research Vessel Job Openings

Want to come work on the water with us? AWRI’s vessel program is currently hiring!

Graduate Research Assistantships

The Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has several 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. 

Download the full assistantship announcement for links to program information, details on how to apply, and contact information.

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