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NCCC Young Investigator Scholarship

This scholarship is only for students attending a college or university in North Carolina.

This scholarship is geared towards upper class college students, graduate students and PhD students. All applications will be evaluated on technical quality and appropriateness of subject-matter and should include all details pertaining to the research project.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2017

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of the application cover sheet
  • Submission of research project description
  • One Recommendation letter from a professor or supervisor involved in the students research activities
  • Research must be conducted by a student at a college or university in North Carolina.
  • TITLE OF PROJECT
  • NAME OF PROJECT PROPOSER (ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL)
  • UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION AND NAME OF PROJECT ADVISOR (ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL)
  • MAXIMUM LENGTH: Three pages or 1,500 words, whichever is less
  • PAGE SIZE: Standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper (portrait)
  • MARGINS: 1-inch margin throughout (left/right/top/bottom)
  • SPACING: Single-spaced
  • PARAGRAPHS: Paragraphs should not be separated by a blank line and should be indented.
  • FONTS: Character fonts should be 12-point type, Times New Roman or Arial. Please include your complete contact information as well as a brief biography (education, other research projects/interests, etc).
Application will be judged on the following criteria:
  • Originality of research project concept.
  • Soundness of research project design.
  • Quality/clarity of research as detailed in the application.
  • Perceived value of the research project to composting industry.
  • Overall quality and completeness of application.
APPLICATION CONTENT:
a) Complete description of project, including project goals, project activities to support goals, location of project and any other information relevant to the project.
b) Application should be clear and concise and be no more than 1,500 words.

PROJECT DELIVERABLES:
a) Written final report that is reviewed by the project advisor
b) Final Project report should be submitted to CCREF and follow standard scientific research writing format, two pages long

Application Deadline: August 31, 2017
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.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE.

  1. EMAIL: Send application and all other application materials (application form and recommendation letter) to admin@compostfoundation.org

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