North American Tunneling Conference Scholarship

Available for: Undergraduate and Graduate Students


The North American Tunneling (NAT) conference is one of the premier conferences to learn about the many different aspects of underground construction. NAT is organized by the Underground Construction Association (UCA) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and has a scholarship program to encourage students to learn more about underground construction.

Selected applicants will be awarded full conference registration to the 2014 NAT conference, hotel accommodations, and round trip air fare. The selected applicants will also attend the UCA of SME breakfast to be recognized. Depending on project availability, there may be an opportunity to visit an underground works in the Los Angeles area.