The Georgia Tech UCEM (University Center of Exemplary Mentoring) Ph.D. Fellowship program has the goal of increasing the number of outstanding engineering, science, and computing Ph.D. students from under-served populations. The program seeks to support students from backgrounds that include African American/Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander. The Georgia Tech UCEM Ph.D. Fellowship provides three years of support for students who have recently completed the Ph.D. Qualifying/Preliminary exam.
The program is sponsored by the Georgia Tech Office of the President; it was previously sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
- Georgia Tech Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, College of Computing, or College of Sciences
- Passed Ph.D. Qualifying/Prelim exam in Summer 2020 semester or more recently (exam must be passed prior to submittal of this application.)
- US Citizen
Georgia Tech UCEM PhD Fellows receive
- Stipend supplement of $10k per year for three years which is added to GRA, GTA or other fellowship funding the student is currently receiving. Note: You should check the rules of other fellowships you may be receiving to verify that they allow you to receive additional stipend funding. Total award value is $30k.
- Participation in academic and career enrichment and mentoring activities conducted by the Georgia Tech University Center of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM).