Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

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

Official site: http://www.gemfellowship.org/gem-fellowship
Final Deadline: November 15, 2014

The Consortium provides graduate fellowships for minorities pursuing degrees 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 also offers programming on the importance of graduate schools and tools for access and successful matriculation. Additionally, GEM produces publications for graduate and undergraduate students, university and industry administrators to assist in the education process of how to obtain a graduate STEM education. 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." ~from Website

GEM provides three Fellowship Programs: MS Engineering Fellowship Program, Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship Program, and Ph.D. Science Fellowship.  The application cycle for all three programs are July 1-November 15 every year.

Visit the website for more information.