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 2016-2017.
“The DFI Educational Trust is proud to provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying in the fields of geotechnical and foundation engineering,” says M. Byrl Williams, P.E., of Foundation Constructors Inc., and chair of the DFI Educational Trust Board of Trustees. “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.”
The DFI Educational Trust will award several At-Large Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $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 grade point average.
Applications are being accepted until May 16. Awards will be announced no later than July 15. Applications and eligibility and submission requirements are online at www.dfitrust.org.
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 www.dfi.org.