||National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.
||The goal of this program is to increase the number of
minority students who pursue doctoral degrees in the natural science
disciplines - chemistry, physics, earth sciences, mathematics,
biological sciences, and computer science. Applicants to this program
are accepted as early as their senior undergraduate year, as well as
candidates currently enrolled in a Master's of Engineering program and
working professionals. Fellowships offered through this program are
portable and may be used at any participating GEM Member University
where the GEM Fellow is admitted.
November 15, 2013
||The goal of this program is to increase the number
of minority students who pursue doctoral degrees in the natural
science disciplines - chemistry, physics, earth sciences, mathematics,
biological sciences, and computer science. Fellowships offered through
this program are portable and may be used at any participating GEM
Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted.
||Candidates are targeted for participation who are members of the
following under-represented groups in science and engineering as
defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics: 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. Applicants are strongly encouraged to take the GRE to
qualify for multiple GEM Member University programs. Applicants will
be asked to provide test dates and/or GRE scores when available.
Applicants must agree to apply to a minimum of three GEM Member
Universities to apply to graduate school. Applicants must be admitted
into a GEM Member University graduate program before the GEM
Fellowship is awarded. Ph.D. Program Applicants: must be a
senior, masters student, or graduate of an accredited engineering or
applied science program at the time of application; must have a
cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0; and must contractually
agree to intern with a GEM Employer member the Summer immediately
||Ph.D. Science Fellows receive: $16,000 stipend in the first
academic year of the GEM Fellowship; GEM Member University provides a
living stipend up to the 5th year of PhD program, equivalent to other
funded doctorate students in the department; a minimum of one paid
summer internship with a GEM Employer Member; and full tuition and
fees at a GEM University Member. The GEM Member University will
provide a financial contract at the time the GEM Fellowship is
confirmed per this recommended distribution of the GEM Employer