Hawthorne, N.J.: The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, is accepting online applications for the Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship for academic year 2020-21.
Scholarships are 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. The fund will award one $5,000 scholarship in 2020, which can be used for funding tuition, fees, books, or educational living expenses. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate an interest in the deep foundations industry. Scholarships are awarded based on standards that do not discriminate relative to the applicant’s race, color, religion, age, gender, orientation, nationality or ethnic origin. Consideration will be given to applicants with financial need.
The Michael L. Condon Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 with a generous donation from Condon-Johnson & Associates. The fund honors the late Michael “Mike” Condon, co-founder of Condon-Johnson & Associates, for his contributions to the deep foundations industry.
Applications are due May 15, 2020. Awards will be announced no later than July 15, 2020. Applications and eligibility and submission requirements are online.
About the DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) 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 foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundations industry leaders.
About the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI): DFI (www.dfi.org) 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 3,500 members worldwide.