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DFI Educational Trust Awards Civil Engineering Scholarships

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Education Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the DFI Foundation, recently awarded scholarships from the Stanley Marjan College New York (CCNY) Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund and the George J. Tamaro College Manhattan Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund.

Three students from the City College of New York, each received an award of $5,000 from the Stanley Marjan City College of New York’s Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. Created in 2010 and named after the late Stanley Marjan, the fund is an inspiration and mentor to young engineers throughout the construction industry, and a graduate of the City University of New York. Students also got a free student membership to DFI.

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Nicholas Gorton He is an advanced civil engineering student specializing in structures. He is an active and leader member of his school community, and participates in clubs such as Engineers Without Borders, the American Society of Civil Engineers and LAESA-SHPE.

Tianhua Liao It is a major in Civil Engineering with a Structural and Construction Engineering focus. He aspires to become a professional engineer and trainee in the structural division of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as a structural trainee in the summer of 2021.

Jose Wu It is a major in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structural Engineering. Through his apprenticeship, he was able to work with steel and concrete structures, foundation components and supporting implementation drawings.

Five students from Manhattan College received $3,000 each from the George J. Tamaro Manhattan College Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is named after George J. Tamaro, the first recipient of the DFI Legends-Engineer Award and a graduate of Manhattan College. Students also got a free student membership to DFI. The recipients are elderly Rinelle AlleyneAnd Chris CharvetAnd Joseph DinotAnd Momainul Islam And Billy Nogueira.

DFI Troyeducationalst operates 20 scholarship programs funded by donations, donations and fundraising events. Since 2006, the Trust has provided $1.4 million in scholarships to more than 400 students studying at colleges and universities throughout the United States and the province of Ontario, Canada.

Usually, these students are recognized at the DFI Educational Trust’s dinner in November, which was canceled due to COVID. We appreciate ongoing scholarship support. Donations to the DFI Educational Trust Scholarship Funds can be made online at www.dfitrust.org.

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