TCNJ Senior Civil Engineering student Lauren Santullo has received a Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust scholarship. This was the first time one of TCNJ’s Civil Engineering students has applied.
The DFI Educational Trust awarded $24,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in civil, geotechnical or construction engineering. The DFI Educational Trust awarded seven $2,000 At-Large Scholarships to students at U.S universities and colleges; among the recipients was Lauren Santullo.
The DFI Educational Trust manages 11 scholarship programs funded by endowments, donations and fundraising events. Eligibility requirements vary from program to program, however, in general, scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students in excellent academic standing who demonstrate financial need and are pursuing studies in fields such as civil, geotechnical or construction engineering. Since 2006, the DFI Trust has awarded $620,000 in scholarships to more than 160 students.