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Chemours Fayetteville Works Site Awards Five Scholarships to Local Students

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Future of Chemistry Scholarship program reflects the company’s commitment to communities where the company operates.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2021 — As part of a global campaign to increase access to science and technical education, The Chemours Company (Chemours) recently awarded scholarships to five Fayetteville-area students who will study science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields at a North Carolina university this fall.

The five scholarships are part of the company’s Future of Chemistry Scholarship program—a campaign to deliver scholarships to talented, high-potential young people who live in communities where the company operates around the world, and who will go on to study a STEM-related field in college. Chemours has pledged to invest $50 million by 2030 in safety and sustainability programs in the communities where the company operates and to broaden access to STEM education as part of the company’s Corporate Responsibility Commitments.

“We had a very strong pool of applicants this year—from an academic standpoint and with their community involvement,” said Chemours’ Fayetteville Works Plant Manager Dawn Hughes. “Investing in these five young people who have chosen STEM studies as their chosen career path is very rewarding and reinforces the importance of giving back to the communities where we operate. I know each student has worked very hard to get to this point, and I want to personally wish each one a successful college experience.”

Two students have been awarded four-year renewable scholarships of $10,000 per year for their academic studies at North Carolina State University:

• Nicholas Fonseca of Eastover, who plans to study Mechanical Engineering
• Nicholas Norris of Bladenboro, who plans to study Industrial Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering

Two students have been awarded four-year renewable scholarships of $7,000 per year for their studies at North Carolina A&T University:

• Jason Nobles of Fayetteville, who plans to study Computer Science
• Madison Jordan of Fayetteville, who plans to study Physics

One student has been awarded a four-year renewable scholarship of $7,000 per year for her studies at Western Carolina

• Kelsie Rouse of Fayetteville, who plans to study Environmental Science

Additionally, The Chemours Fayetteville Works site also promotes STEM education by partnering with area elementary, middle and high schools.

Most recently the site sponsored a summer science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) camp at Fayetteville Academy. The sponsorship created an opportunity for students from T.C. Berrien Elementary School, W.T. Brown Elementary School and Fayetteville Academy’s Lower School to participate in a week-long, STEAM-oriented summer camp at Fayetteville Academy’s SmartLab.

About The Chemours Company

The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, Advanced Performance Materials, and Chemical Solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We deliver customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals products for markets, including coatings, plastics, refrigeration, and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductor and consumer electronics, general industrial, mining and oil and gas. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Ti-PureTM, OpteonTM, FreonTM, NafionTM, KrytoxTM, TeflonTM, and VitonTM. In 2019, Chemours was named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies.

The company has approximately 6,500 employees and 30 manufacturing sites serving approximately 3,300 customers in approximately 120 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.

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