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Graduate Engineering Minority (GEM) Consortium

The GEM Fellowship is a prestigious external fellowship, which connects leading corporations, laboratories, universities, and research institutions to support and enable qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering. GEM provides a large network, financial support, and expert knowledge to help ensure student success in competitive academic and professional environments.

To find out more about the GEM Consortium, check out the GEM national webpage and apply to become a GEM Fellow.


Current GEM Fellows

Kathia Antillon
  • PhD Medicinal Chemistry
  • Previous Institution: University of Arizona
David Ménage
  • Ph.D in Computer Science
  • Previous Institution: University of Kansas
  • GEM Fellow sponsored by Adobe Systems Inc.


Past GEM Fellows & Associates

Shanice Brown
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Previous Institution: Prairie View A&M University
  • GEM Fellow sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory
Matthew McFarlane; SELF Fellow
  • MS in Architectural Engineering, 2017
  • Previous Institution: University of Kansas
Ronald Moore
  • MS Computer Science
  • Previous Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Stacy Tinner
  • MS Environmental Engineering
  • Previous Institution: University of South Florida

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