SRR Accepting Applications for School Grants

Aiken, S.C. (January 22, 2018) – Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), is accepting applications for educational grants from area public elementary school teachers.

The “Student, Teachers Achieving Results” (STAR) grants will be awarded directly to public elementary schools to provide funding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instructional kits that are used to help students achieve next-level learning through the use of manipulatives and problem-solving.

Public elementary schools in Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Edgefield, and Orangeburg counties in South Carolina, and Columbia and Richmond counties in Georgia are eligible to receive the funds.

Interested teachers should contact their school principals for more information. The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2018.

For an application, visit On the bottom of the homepage, click on the STAR Grants, and download the application documents. Applicants must submit documents to For more information, contact Maddie Blair, SRR Public Affairs, 803-208-2634.

SRS is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). SRR is composed of a team of companies led by AECOM with partners Bechtel National, CH2M, and BWX Technologies. Critical subcontractors for the contract are AREVA, Atkins, and AECOM Technical Services.

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