The DFI Educational Trust and the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee are awarding five grants of $1,750 each to women involved in design and/or construction of deep foundations to attend DFI’s 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 24-27. 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.
The DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee is 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.
For more information or to apply, visit http://www.dfi.org/trust/programs.asp?widf. The deadline for the application is May 15.
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.