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Fluor announces freshman scholarship

Richland, Wash. — Fluor has pledged a $6,000 scholarship package for an incoming freshman at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Fluor Foundation is announcing a dollar-for-dollar matching program for employee donations to WSU Tri-Cities.

The Fluor freshman scholarship is donated on behalf of the Fluor Corporation, Fluor Hanford and the Fluor Government Group. In addition, Fluor is providing two internships for WSU Tri-Cities freshmen plus two internships for Columbia Basin College students transferring to WSU Tri-Cities through the Bridges program. Fluor also plans to provide mentors for the incoming WSU Tri-Cities freshmen.

A FORTUNE 500 company and a contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy since 1996, Fluor Hanford has approximately 3,500 employees and manages several major activities at the Hanford Site, including dismantling former nuclear processing facilities, cleaning up the site’s contaminated groundwater, retrieving and processing transuranic waste for off-site shipment, maintaining the site’s infrastructure and operating the Volpentest HAMMER Training & Education Center.

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor Corporation provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management.

WSU Tri-Cities still is accepting freshman applications for the new four-year degree program that starts in late August. Call (509) 372-7250 or visit www.tricity.wsu.edu for more details on being part of the incoming freshman class.

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