The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust and the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee will be awarding two grants of $1,750 each to women involved in design and/or construction of deep foundations to attend DFI’s International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation in New York City, Oct. 12-15. The grant includes free conference registration and covers related expenses for attending the conference.

The grant recipients will be featured in Deep Foundations magazine and recognized at the Women in Deep Foundations Committee's networking reception, as well as the awards banquet during the conference. Additionally, three complimentary conference registrations are available for awarding to other applicants chosen by the grant review committee.

The DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committeeis comprised of women and men who are advocates for retaining women in the deep foundations industry. The goal is to foster greater success and interest of professional women in the industry by promoting networking events, endorsing outreach and building mentoring relationships.

The deadline for the application is May 16.

The DFI is an international association of contractors, engineers, academics and suppliers in the deep foundations industry with more than 3,300 members worldwide. For more information about the Deep Foundations Institute, visit