Graduate Studies

Underrepresented Minorities

GEM Fellowships

  • The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM): Industry-academe consortium of about 90 nationally recognized research universities and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
  • About 75 industrial and national laboratory partners
  • Eligibility: U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents from underrepresented minority groups defined as African American, Hispanic, or Native American.  
  • Internships provided at industrial members of the consortium
  • Award: typically Master’s level stipend for 9 months and tuition and fees support in addition to the expected paid summer internship
  • PhD Engineering / Science fellowships are also offered
  • Application deadline: November 15.  For early consideration, complete your application and provide your resume and unofficial transcript by October 1
  • Applications (while the student is still an undergraduate) directly to the GEM Consortium

Project 1000

  • Designed to assist underrepresented students applying to graduate school.
  • Supports arts and sciences, engineering, public health and most fields within education.
  • More Info: Project 1000

Anthony Kahn Fellowship

  • One recipient per year
  • Full-time graduate student in the NJIT School of Management from an underrepresented minority group and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. 
  • Amount typically about $2,000 per year.