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GEM Fellowship

University of Rochester Press Release 2009

The University of Rochester has been a member of the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM), a non-profit organization that provides science and engineering fellowships to minority students pursuing graduate degrees, since 2009. GEM is a consortium of universities and corporations that builds a strong support system for students pursuing advanced degrees. As GEM Fellows, students have access to internship opportunities with corporations including Eastman Kodak, Corning, Bausch & Lomb, and Exxon Mobil, among others. In addition, GEM Fellows receive a stipend while attending graduate school, which is supplemented by member universities. Students who enroll at the University of Rochester will attend tuition-free.

University of Rochester GEM Fellows:

2009 - Darron Brumsey, MS in Technical Entrepreneurship and Management
            Sponsoring company: Brookhaven National Laboratory

2011 - Francis Smith, PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering
           Sponsoring company: Brookhaven National Laboratory


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Please direct all questions to our GEM University Representative:
Douglas Flowe, Graduate Recruitment and Retention Specialist
University of Rochester
Hylan Building 717, Box 270415
Rochester, NY 14627‐0415