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DFI Educational Trust Announces Availability of At-Large Scholarships
For Students Pursuing a Career in Deep Foundations

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org), the charitable arm of DFI, announces the availability of scholarships for academic year 2014-2015 under its At-Large Scholarship Program.

In 2014, the DFI Educational Trust will award five (5) $2,000 At-Large Scholarships, which can be used for tuition, fees, books and/or educational 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 GPA.

“DFI recognizes that the future of our industry depends on our ability to encourage and engage promising young engineers to consider careers in the deep foundation construction field,” says David Coleman, chair, DFI Educational Trust. “We are proud to make funding available through the At-Large Scholarship program to provide financial support to students interested in pursuing a career in the industry.”

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2014. Awards will be announced no later than June 30, 2014.

Applications and submission requirements are at

www.dfi.org/events/2014AtLargeScholarship.pdf.

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 foundation industry leaders.