We invest in education, research and development to develop the scientists and engineers of the future. We engage with young people to nurture and establish an interest in science and then develop this throughout all levels of education.

Here at URENCO USA we take pride in being an outstanding corporate citizen. As part of our support for the community, we offer a number of scholarship and internship opportunities to area students. 

URENCO USA Scholarship Recipients 2012

Community Scholars Program

URENCO USA awards eight $5,000 scholarships annually to qualifying college students who have completed 60 hours or more in area community colleges or four year universities within 100 miles of Eunice, New Mexico and who are pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree with a major in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics. Students must be a resident of Lea, Eddy or Chaves Counties in New Mexico or Andrews, Gaines or Yoakum Counties in Texas and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year university within a 100 mile radius of Eunice, New Mexico for the entire 2013-2014 academic year.

URENCO USA Scholars Program

URENCO USA awards four $5,000 scholarships annually to qualifying college-bound children of company employees who plan to enroll full-time at accredited four-year or two-year schools within the U.S.

Energy Technology Scholarship Program

URENCO USA awards four full-ride scholarships annually to area graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll in the Energy Technology Degree program at New Mexico Junior College. Students must be a resident of Lea, Eddy or Chaves Counties in New Mexico or Andrews, Gaines or Yoakum Counties in Texas.

Criteria used to select scholarship recipients include academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and work experience.

Internship Program

URENCO USA has a summer internship program which provides area students the opportunity to learn about the nuclear industry while working on projects that will enrich their knowledge in their field of study.

Interested in applying?

Applications for scholarship and internship programs will be available online December 3, 2012. Please note the deadline for all applications is February 1, 2013.

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URENCO USA Interns 2012 at a US DoE Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

URENCO USA Interns on a visit to the Carlsbad Caverns