Augustus “Gus” Prince Award
Augustus Prince, shown in 1969, explaining fuel loading.
Now accepting applications for this year's Augustus “Gus” Prince Award
We are pleased to announce the Augustus “Gus” Prince Award for African-American Scholars. This award has been established in memory of Gus Prince, an African-American nuclear scientist who worked at BNL from 1966-1993. This annual award will be presented to an exceptional graduate student of black/African descent conducting research at BNL in pursuit of their master’s or Ph.D. degree.
Deadline to submit completed applications is extended.
All materials must be emailed to Jasmine Hatcher-Lamarre by Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
Completed application materials must be submitted electronically. (If you have the ability to do so, then send your application as one PDF document.)
The Augustus Prince award consists of a $3000 honorarium, the winner will give a presentation on their research during an award ceremony.
Award Eligibility and Nominations
- Candidates must be Black/African descent Candidates must be enrolled
in a Master’s or Ph.D. Program and have conducted research at BNL.
Applications must contain the following:
- A letter of nomination describing the candidate’s research and potential
- Candidate’s name and educational institution Nominator’s name and contact information
- A summary (two pages maximum), prepared by the student, that includes a summary of their research. The candidate's CV.
- Candidates who have already completed their Ph.D. are ineligible for the award.