May 16, 2018
The Composting Council Research & Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Young Investigator Scholarship: http://www.compostfoundation.org/Education/Young_Investigators. The deadline is June 30th.
CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship
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.
The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship focuses on supporting undergraduate through PhD students from a college or university in the United States. The research project must be ongoing during the term of the grant and be research 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.