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National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM)

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The GEM fellowship programs are designed to provide opportunities for underrepresented ethnic and 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. Working collaboratively with GEM Member Universities and GEM Employer Members three Fellowships Programs are supported: The MS Engineering Fellowship Program, the Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship Program, and the Ph.D. Science Fellowship Program. GEM Fellows receive full tuition and fees at GEM university member, stipend from $4,000 to $16,000 (depending on the program), and paid summer internships.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Candidates are targeted for participation who are members of the following under-represented groups in science and engineering: American Indian/Native, African American/Black, and Hispanic American/Latino. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application.

Deadline: Mid-November each year

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Graduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding;Internship / Professional Development

Field of Study: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group

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