Awards Details

UCA Young Members Scholarship for Tunneling Conference Attendance
UCA of SME Young Members (UCAYM) Scholarship for NAT/RETC Attendance provides selected students with an opportunity to attend the NAT/RETC Conference where they can experience firsthand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of a career in the field of tunneling and underground construction.
Scholarship Description
The North American Tunneling Conference is the premier biennial tunneling event for North America featuring a technical program focused on current tunneling projects, challenges and successes. UCA of SME Young Members (UCAYM) Scholarship for RETC Attendance provides selected students with an opportunity to attend the RETC Conference. The goals of the UCAYM Scholarship for RETC Attendance are to increase exposure of available career opportunities in the underground industry and provide educational and networking opportunities to future underground industry professionals.
NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH APRIL1, 2020.
All applicants for the UCAYM Scholarships for NAT Attendance must meet the following criteria:
• Graduate student or undergraduate having completed at least two years of undergraduate studies with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
• Attend a school that is ABET-accredited
• Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD degree in Tunneling, Civil, Geological, Mining, or Mechanical Engineering
• Demonstrate a desire for and a probability of success in a career in underground construction/tunneling
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed. Nominations will begin on 1/2/2020.

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