Young Investigator

Announcing: CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship

The Soil and Water Connection

With the support and donation of $2,500 from Filtrexx International CCREF has founded a Young Investigator Scholarship. The focus of the program is to help support a young professionals research in the fields of compost use and application and the soil water connection.

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 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:

Submissions Open: September 10, 2013

Application Deadline: October 10, 2013

Recipient of the scholarship will be awarded $2,500 to support their research and education. The recipient will also speak at the USCC Conference in 2014.

All materials must be submited, by the deadline, to Leanne Spaulding, Development Officer, at

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