GEM Fellowships for Minorities in Engineering and Science

GEM's fellowship programs span the entire recruitment, retention and professional development spectrum. GEM's principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and Ph.D. levels coupled with paid summer internships. GEM is devoted to increasing access and success in engineering and science graduate education and practice. GEM's program activities go beyond financial support by engendering student success in academic and professional environments. GEM has a solid success record in implementing effective programs to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation of minority students.


The fall deadline is November 15th (early consideration: October 1st)


Applicant must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident at the time the application is submitted. Non-U.S. citizens are not eligible. Applicant must be an engineering, physical science or natural science major and GEM focuses on applicants from one of the following underrepresented minority groups: Native American, African American, Latino, Puerto Rican, or other Hispanic American.


Full tuition and fees from a participating GEM Member University; $16,000 stipend.


For more information, please visit the GEM website. For information on GEM Fellowships at Northwestern, please contact Bruce Lindvall.