National GEM Consortium


Supported via a partnership between the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the National GEM Consortium, the GEM Fellowship is a graduate fellowship program for eligible underrepresented domestic students who will pursue graduate study at the University at Buffalo or at another GEM institution. 


  • November 15

Eligibility Requirements


  • Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application.
  • Identify as Black, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian, and/or Native Pacific Islander.
  • Be a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) major.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Additional eligibility requirements can be found on the National GEM Consortium website

Selection Process

Students who complete all application materials will be considered for nomination to the GEM Fellowship. The GEM Office is responsible for soliciting, screening and processing applications. Those approved for fellowship consideration are forwarded to the GEM Selection Committee.

There are two types of GEM Fellowships available to UB graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Additional funding may be available at other GEM universities.

  • Employer Fellow:
    • Selected by an employer.
    •  Doctoral students who are fully funded by department in School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences and Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are eligible.
  • Associate Fellow:
    • Not selected by employer, but university feels strongly about.
    • Are currently fully funded by their University at Buffalo department.

How to Apply

Interested students can apply on the National GEM Consortium website.

Campus Liaison

H Fogarty - Contact