If you are interested in a career in underground engineering, we can help you get there.

Scholarship opportunities exist to help further your career aspirations. Apply for conference participation and academic scholarships. Review the list of scholarships, guidelines and applications instructions below and apply by April 15.

About NAT
The 2024 North American Tunneling Conference (NAT), June 23-26, 2024 in Nashville, TN shares detailed case histories of North American projects and provide the groundwork for discussion on the future of tunneling around the world. 
Attendance scholarships and special students rates available!

NAT Conference attendance provides selected students with an opportunity to attend NAT where they can experience first hand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of a career in the field of tunneling and underground construction..

View the guidelines and apply here

The Rapid Excavation & Tunneling Conference (RETC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration annually awards one or more scholarships to promising college students who desire to develop their skills in the tunneling industry. The total amount of the award (approximately $5,000) is apportioned to one or more students at the discretion of the RETC Executive Committee.

View the guidelines and apply here

Contact us with questions:
Underground Construction Association Scholarship
Membership Services Department
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Cir
Englewood, CO 80112