The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust (www.trust.dfi.org), the charitable arm of DFI, announces a new At-Large Scholarship program for the academic year of 2013-2014.
The DFI Educational Trust will award three $2,000 At-Large Scholarships, which can be used for funding, tuition, fees, books and/or living expenses. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university; be pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in an accredited civil, geotechnical engineering or related deep foundations curriculum; and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
“DFI recognizes that the future of our industry depends on our ability to encourage and engage promising young engineers to consider careers in the deep foundation construction field,” says David Coleman, chair, DFI Educational Trust. “We are proud to add the At-Large Scholarship Program to the several scholarship programs we manage to provide financial support to students interested in pursuing a career in the industry.”
The deadline for applications is June 30, 2013. Awards will be announced no later than July 31, 2013.
Applications and eligibility and submission requirements are online at www.trust.dfi.org.
About the DFI Educational Trust
The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.trust.dfi.org) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders.