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Applications Being Accepted for 2020 Fluor-BWXT Scholarships

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio -- January 8, 2020 -- Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) is currently accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors in Pike, Scioto, Ross and Jackson counties. A total of 12 scholarships, each valued at $2,000, will be awarded to students planning to major in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) programs. This year, the program has expanded to include art majors that are relevant to careers at the PORTS site including Communications, Journalism, Photography, Videography, Graphic Design, Finance, Human Resources and Architecture.

“FBP continues its commitment to higher education in southern Ohio,” said Bob Smith, FBP Site Project Director. “FBP is one of the largest employers of STEAM careers in our area and we recognize the importance of encouraging and supporting those who are preparing to start their own careers.”

Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above and have been accepted to attend an accredited college or university with a major in a STEAM field.

Since 2011, FBP has awarded more than $194,000 in scholarships.

For more information on the scholarship and application process visit: http://www.fbportsmouth.com/community/scholarship.htm

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT 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. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT 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.