DFI Educational Trust Accepting Applications for At-Large Scholarship Program For Students Pursuing a Career in Deep Foundations
The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, is accepting online applications for its At-Large Scholarship program for academic year 2015-2016.
The DFI Educational Trust will award eight At-Large Scholarships ranging from $2,000 – $5,000 each, 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.
“The DFI Educational Trust is proud to provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying in the fields of geotechnical and foundation engineering,” says Byrl Williams, chair, DFI Educational Trust. “DFI recognizes that the future of our industry will depend upon our ability to encourage and engage promising young engineers to consider careers in the deep foundations industry.”
Applications are being accepted from April 1, 2015 until May 15, 2015. Awards will be announced no later than July 15, 2015.
Applications and eligibility and submission requirements are online at www.dfitrust.org. From the menu, select Scholarships and then At-Large Application.