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.

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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Job alert! Our vessel education program is hiring for several positions, including captains, science instructors, and deckhands. This program engages students in hands-on, place-based learning experiences onboard our research vessels.

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