Applications for the GEM PhD Science and Engineering Fellowship Program in the USA for the 2022/23 academic year are currently open.
The objective of this program is to offer doctoral fellowships to underrepresented minority students who have either completed, are currently enrolled in a master’s in engineering program, or received admittance into a PhD program directly from a bachelor’s degree program.
Fellowships may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted. Please note that University/Associate Fellows are nominated by the University, not selected by the applicant.
Worth of Award
- $16,000 stipend applied to one academic year
- Additional stipend (assistantships, grants, other stipend dollars) support from GEM Member University to bring the stipend amount up to the funding level of other funded PhD students in that department
- A minimum of one paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member
- Full tuition and fees up to the fifth year of the PhD program
- Full tuition and fees provided by the GEM Member University
- At least $16,000 stipend per year provided by the GEM Member University
The eligible candidate must
- be a senior, masters student, or graduate of an accredited engineering or applied science program at the time of application.
- have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
- contractually agree to intern with a GEM Employer member the Summer immediately after sponsorship.
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 Labour Statistics:
- American Indian/Native
- African American/Black
- Hispanic American/Latino
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application.
How to Apply
You can make your application for the GEM PhD Science and Engineering Fellowship online via the official website.
Deadline: For early consideration, complete Part I of your application and provide your resume and unofficial transcript by October 1.