There are four GeoChallenge Competitions in which students are invited to participate each year at the annual conference. They are: GeoWall, GeoPrediction, GeoPoster, and GeoVideo. GeoChallenge participants are eligible for travel grants in accordance with the published rules for each event.
Students at any U.S. college or university who are interested in geotechnical engineering are encouraged to join a Graduate Student Organization (GSO) at their university.
The Geo-Institute has three committees that facilitate the student program: The Student Participation Committee, the Student Leadership Council, and the Organizational Member Council.
Student membership in the G-I is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing an academic discipline related to the geoprofession.