Bob Maher

1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B
Aiken, SC 29803-4318
(803) 649-3456

Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship

Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by AECOM

Bob Maher spent his 48-year career at the Savannah River Site in technical and managerial assignments. He was a tireless and able manager who died September 14, 2002. At the time of his death, he was Vice President and General Manager of Strategic Planning and Mission Development for Washington Savannah River Company. Bob Pedde, President of WSRC said, "Bob Maher was a phenomenal resource to me and to everyone who preceded me." Early in 2002 Mr. Maher was awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent by South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges.

Starting in 2003, CNTA has awarded college scholarships in memory of Bob Maher. Winners are honored at the annual Edward Teller Lecture and Banquet each fall. The 2016 scholarship winner (for the 2017/2018 academic year) is Mr. Samuel Cole, Jr., nuclear engineering student at South Carolina State University.

Visit the 2017/2018 Maher Scholarship Page


To award annually a scholarship to a student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in nuclear science/engineering or a directly related field. Scholarship amount that will be awarded is $5,000.

Scholarship Eligibility

Financial Need

Financial need will be considered. The candidate may submit evidence of unmet need as part of the application.

Due Date

The application must be received by Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, Inc. (CNTA) at the following address, by May 31, 2017:

   Mail to: CNTA
   1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B
   Aiken SC 29803-4318
   Phone (803) 649-3456
   Fax (803) 649-3860

Visit the 2016 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2015 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2014 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2013 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2012 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2011 Maher Scholarship Page
Visit the 2010 Maher Scholarship Page
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