Geo-Institute Student Participation Fund-Individuals

The Student Participation Fund helps geotechnical engineering students attend Geo-Congress, supports regional and national student competitions, and more! And 100% of your gift goes to the Fund.

Any donation helps. For contributions of $25 or more, we have some limited-edition thank-you gifts.*

G-I 25th anniversary

 For gifts of $25 or more, we offer a G-I 25th anniversary lapel pin.


For Gifts of $25 or more #FeelTheTeal T-Shirt

Show your G-I spirit! Our #FeeltheTeal campaign spotlights ways members can get more involved with the G-I.

For gifts of $60 or more – Terzaghi Lecture Commemorative Pin

This limited edition lapel pin commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Terzaghi Lecture. It’s approximately 1.5 by 1.25 inches. Only a few pins are available – choose yours now.

For gifts of $96 or more – Join the G-I 96 Club!

G-I 96 Club logo

When you contribute $96 or more, you'll be a member of the Geo-Institute’s 96 Club, named after 1996, the year the Geo-Institute was founded. Every year you are a member of the 96 Club you'll receive that year’s members-only thank you gift from the Geo-Institute! You'll also receive a 96 Club membership pin.

Choose between our 2022 gift (while supplies last) and our 2023 gift:

  • Our 2022 gift is a bobblehead statuette of Karl Terzaghi, exclusive to the Geo-Institute and sculpted to our specifications.
  • Our 2023 gift is G-I Socks. Our custom socks are made in Europe of Oeko Tex certified cotton (for comfort), polyamide (for strength), and elastane (for stretch.)

For gifts of $250 or more, choose between:

  • A limited-edition G-I 25th anniversary polo shirt (while supplies last), a 25th anniversary pin, and a 96 club pin.
  • Or our 2022 96 club gift (Karl Terzaghi bobblehead).
  • Or our 2023 96 Club gift (G-I Socks)

President's Circle

When you donate $2,500 or more, in addition to your choice of gift sets, your name will be listed in GEOSTRATA magazine.

Thank you for supporting the next generation of geotechnical engineers!

Please view the Geo-Institute's website for any additional information.

*Please provide an email and phone number for shipping purposes when making your contribution. For gifts of other amounts, please specify your preferred gift in the shipping address box.

We regret to inform you that we can only ship gifts to U.S. addresses. If you wish to have your gift shipped internationally, please contact Elizabeth Cuscino to discuss your options.

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