GEM Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1st of October, 2022

GEM offers MS and Ph.D. level students an outstanding opportunity and access to dozens of the top Engineering and Science firms and Universities in the nation. The GEM Fellowship was designed to focus on promoting opportunities for individuals to enter industry at the graduate level in areas such as research and development, product development, and other high level technical careers. GEM also offers exposure to a number of opportunities in academia.

Eligible courses

  1. Aeronautical Engineering
  2. Aerospace
  3. Agricultural Engineering
  4. Analytical Chemistry
  5. Anatomy
  6. Automotive
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Bioengineering
  9. Biology
  10. Biomedical Engineering
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Chemistry
  13. Civil Engineering
  14. Computer Engineering
  15. Computer Science
  16. Data Science
  17. Electrical Engineering
  18. Environmental Engineering
  19. Environmental Science
  20. Industrial Engineering
  21. Information Systems
  22. Inorganic Chemistry
  23. Manufacturing Engineering
  24. Materials Engineering
  25. Materials Science
  26. Mathematics
  27. Mechanical Engineering
  28. Metallurgical Engineering
  29. Nuclear Engineering
  30. Operations Research
  31. Organic Chemistry
  32. Petroleum Engineering
  33. Physics
  34. Robotics/Engineering
  35. Structural Engineering
  36. Systems Engineering


  • Citizens from targeted groups; 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.
  • Applicants are willing 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 directly apply to a minimum of three (3) GEM Member Universities STEM graduate departments. The deadline to apply to three GEM Member Universities is January 15th OR the relevant STEM graduate department deadline, whichever is earlier. Applicants must be admitted into a GEM Member University graduate program with confirmed department funding support before the GEM Fellowship is awarded.


  • $4,000 living stipend for full-time semester equivalent to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year – 3 quarters)
  • Minimum $16,000 total stipend throughout he entire Master’s program
  • 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.

University Fellows

  • Full tuition and fees provided by the GEM Member University

Associate Fellows

  • Full tuition and fees provided by the GEM Member University
  • At least $8,000 stipend per year provided by the GEM Member University


  • Must be a senior, or graduate of an accredited engineering or computer science program at the time of application.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.8/4.0.
  • Willing to agree to intern for two summers with sponsoring GEM Employer, beginning the Summer after sponsorship.

Application Deadline: 1st of October, 2022

Click here to apply


Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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