Scholarship for Students Interested in Deep Foundations

Cowlitz Falls Dam Project - Condon Johnson

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust is accepting applications from civil engineering students (from select schools) interested in a career in the deep foundations industry.  The $5,000 Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Pomona, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University, University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Washington State University, Montana Tech, University of Colorado-Boulder and Virginia Tech.

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2018 so no time to waste.  For application and additional info, visit DFITRUST.ORG

About Michael L. Condon (1947-2002)

Michael “Mike” Lawrence Condon began his career in the deep foundations industry with Kiewit Construction at the age of 23, after serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1967-1971. Very ambitious and driven to succeed, Condon began as a pile driving superintendent and was quickly promoted. An effective leader, he successfully grew a division of Kiewit and, between 1979 and 1984, was responsible for building the structural foundations that support many of San Francisco’s tallest buildings.

In 1984, Mike teamed up with James Johnson to transform what was then Kulchin and Associates, a small shoring company, into a major West Coast foundation and drilling company now known as Condon-Johnson & Associates. As a driving force in the construction industry, Condon completed some of the most innovative shoring and foundation projects in the country.

Condon brought his energy and passion to everything he did in life, making him a dynamic force in the construction industry. He died unexpectedly in 2002 at the age of 54.

Image Credit: Condon Johnson & Associates, Inc.