AAAG and Vincent J. Castillo STEM Scholarship Applications Due 6/7

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The Brookhaven National Laboratory African American Advancement Group (AAAG) is excited to announce the 2024 AAAG STEM Scholarship and the Vincent J. Castillo STEM Scholarship. These scholarships, sponsored by the AAAG employee resource group, provide financial support to high school seniors planning to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) fields.

Empowering future leaders in STEM

Vincent J. Castillo

Vincent J. Castillo

The AAAG STEM Scholarship offers several $1,000 awards to African American high school seniors in Suffolk County. This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, leadership qualities, and a commitment to community service.

The Vincent J. Castillo STEM Scholarship, also awarding $1,000, is available to high school seniors of African, West Indian, or Hispanic heritage. Named in honor of Vincent Castillo, a dedicated Brookhaven Lab employee and advocate for diversity in science, this scholarship continues his legacy of supporting underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Why apply?

These scholarships not only provide financial assistance but also represent a significant step toward a promising future in STEM. By applying, students have the opportunity to join a community of scholars who are committed to excellence, leadership, and service.

High school seniors in Suffolk County with aspirations to excel in a STEM field are encouraged to apply. The application process is straightforward, and these scholarships offer invaluable support for their educational journey.

Learn more

For detailed eligibility criteria, application guidelines, and deadlines, visit our website. Ensure the application is complete and submitted by June 7, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to invest in the future.

For questions or further information, contact the AAAG Scholarship Committee at or reach out to Juanita McKinney at (631) 344-3915.

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