The GEM Fellowship was designed to focus on promoting opportunites for individuals to enter industry at the graduate level in areas such as reasearch and development, product development, and other high level technical careers. GEM also offers exposure opportunities to a number of opportunities in academe.
Under-representation: 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:
Citizenship: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application.
MS Engineering Program Applicants:
must be a senior, or graduate of an accredited engineering or computer science program at the time of application.
must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8/4.0.
must contractually agree to intern for two summers with sponsoring GEM Employer.
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.
must contractually agree to intern with a GEM Employer member the Summer imediately after sponsorship.
Terms of Award:
GEM MS Engineering Fellows receive*:
$4,000 living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year - 3 quarters)
up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member
full tuition and fees provided by 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 contribution.
Official transcripts should be submitted via postal mail if selected:
The National GEM Consortium
1430 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314