GEM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Ph.D. Science, Ph.D. Engineering and M.S. Engineering Programs

SPONSORING AGENCY: National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM)

PURPOSE: The GEM fellowship programs are designed to provide opportunities for underrepresented ethnic minority students to obtain M.S. degrees in engineering and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance.

FIELDS:

  • Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  • Science (Ph.D.)

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  2. Members of the following under-represented groups in science and engineering: American Indian/Native, African American/Black, Hispanic American/Latino
  3. Applicants to the M.S. Engineering program must be a junior, senior, or graduate of an engineering or computer science program accredited by ABET, Inc. at the time of application. A cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 is required.
  4. Applicants to the Ph.D. Programs must be a senior, masters student, or graduate of an engineering or computer science program accredited by ABET, Inc. at the time of application. A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 is required.

STIPEND:

  • M.S. Engineering Fellows: $4,000 living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8,000 per academic year - 3 quarters)
  • Ph.D. Engineering/Science Fellows: $16,000 stipend in year 1 of the PhD program, GEM-member university supports years 2-5 equivalent to other funded doctorate students in the department

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 15 of each year for the following academic year.