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Urenco USA offers five, $1,000 Community Scholarships to local students

31 March 2021

Eunice, NM-  Urenco USA (UUSA) is a proud supporter of local students pursing higher education and is now accepting applications for (5) five, $1000 UUSA Community Scholarships. This year’s 2021 UUSA Community Scholarship theme is “Everyone Belongs to a Community,” and invites students to share a short essay about how they are making a positive impact in their local area.

UUSA’s President and CEO, Karen Fili, says, “Sustainability is a core value at UUSA, and supporting local students through educational scholarships is one of many ways we invest in our community and help ensure a sustainable future. Education is important and we are proud to offer this funding to help families in our community.”

Eligible applicants must live in Lea County, New Mexico or Andrews County, Texas and should be enrolled, or planning to enroll no later than Fall of 2021, in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school. In addition, applicants must be seventeen years of age or older when application is submitted. Applications will be accepted through the end of April after which a panel of qualified judges will select and announce the five UUSA Community Scholarship winners on or around May 31. For more information about the UUSA Community Scholarship, for scholarship rules, or to apply, please visit



URENCO USA, located near Eunice, NM, is the only operating commercial enrichment facility on US soil. UUSA is a trusted supplier of enriched uranium for nuclear power generation using world-leading centrifuge technology. Centrifuge technology is the world’s preferred technology, recognized as the most cost-efficient form of uranium enrichment.

URENCO USA operates in a vital area of the nuclear fuel supply chain which ends with the sustainable generation of electricity for consumers around the world. To learn more visit


About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.


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