Composting Council Research and Education Foundation: Young Investigator Scholarship

Application deadline: June 30, 2017

The Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) Young Investigator Scholarship focuses on supporting undergraduate through PhD students, from a college or university in the United States, conducting research and education in the fields of composting and compost use. More specifically, the ideal candidate will have interest in improving the compost process and the application and the utilization of finished compost to increase drought tolerance, soil nutrient content, reducing erosion and water pollution, and increasing carbon storage in soils to combat climate change.

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

Recipient of the scholarship will be awarded funds to support their research and education. Recipient may also be invited to attend the USCC 2018 Annual Conference in Atlanta to display a research poster.

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