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Announcing: CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship 2014/15

International Year of Soil

With the support and donation from Filtrexx International, CCREF has founded a Young Investigator Scholarship. The focus of the program is to help support a young professional’s research in the fields of compost use and application for soil conservation effort. We are looking for a student (undergraduate through PhD) whose research and interests are focused on composting. More specifically, the ideal candidate will have interest in compost application and utilization as it relates to increasing drought tolerance, nutrient content, reducing erosion and water pollution.

The goal of the Young Investigator Scholarship is to bring attention to emerging young professionals in the field of compost research and to spark interest in the future of the composting industry.

Application Requirements:

Submission are Open

Application Deadline: There is no deadline but if you would like to be considered for the April scholarships, you should apply by March 1st.

Recipient of the scholarship will be awarded funds to support their research and education. The recipient be invited to display a research posted at the USCC Conference in 2016.

All materials must be submitted, by the deadline, to Beth Simone, Development Officer, at

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