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Fluor-B&W Portsmouth Scholarship Applications Available

PIKETON, Ohio – February 26, 2013 – Fluor-B&W Portsmouth is committed to being an active corporate leader to the communities that have supported nuclear and environmental remediation missions at the Department of Energy Portsmouth site for more than 50 years.

Fluor-B&W works to create opportunities for area students to excel in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.). The Fluor-B&W S.T.E.M. Scholarship is open to all 2013 graduating seniors attending a high school or residing within the counties of Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto.

Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and have been accepted to attend an accredited college or university with a major in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Fluor-B&W Portsmouth will award 12 one-time scholarships with a value of $2,000 each.

For a copy of the application, click here.

Completed applications must be turned in to school guidance counselors by March 29.

 

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About Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. The team, which includes two local mentor/protégé companies, inSolves and Wastren Advantage, Inc., and a small business, Pro2Serve, brings unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-B&W Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.