DFI Educational Trust Accepting Scholarship Applications for Deep Foundations Students
Several $2,000 - $5,000 Scholarships Awarded
The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, is accepting online applications for its At-Large Scholarship program and the Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship for academic year 2018-19.
Several At-Large Scholarships ranging from $2,000 - $5,000 each are being awarded in 2018, 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 or an undergraduate degree in construction management; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrate an interest in the deep foundations industry; and have a financial need.
The Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund will award one $5,000 scholarship in 2018, which can be used for funding tuition, fees, books and/or educational living expenses. The scholarship is available to full-time students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in civil engineering and attending one of the following colleges: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Pomona, Montana Tech, Oregon State University, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University, University of California-Davis, Washington State University, University of Colorado-Boulder and Virginia Tech. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate an interest in the deep foundations industry and have a financial need.
The Michael L. Condon Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 with a generous donation from Condon-Johnson & Associates totaling $100,000. The fund honors the late Michael "Mike" Condon, co-founder of Condon-Johnson & Associates, for his contributions to the deep foundations industry.
Applications for both scholarships are being accepted from April 1 until May 15. Awards will be announced no later than July 15. Applications, eligibility and submission requirements are online at www.dfitrust.org.
The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust 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 foundations industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundations industry leaders.
DFI is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,300 members worldwide.