*COVID-19 UPDATE: Unfortunately, the Huntsville program will be canceled for summer 2020.
The Aviation and Missile Center (AvMc) GEMS program is based on a multidisciplinary educational curriculum, and is focused on age/grade-appropriate hands-on activities in areas such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computational science, physics, optics, robotics, chemistry, and others.
Students who are currently in grades 6th – 11th, who are U.S.citizens with a valid SSN are eligible to apply for AvMc GEMS.
Qualifiers: Students who will be 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th graders on or before June 1st, are eligible for the AvMc GEMS program. Students who are currently 12th graders that will graduate before June 1, are not eligible to apply for the GEMS program and should consider applying for the Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP).
Students receive a stipend to participate in this one-week program. The 2020 stipend amount for all GEMS participants is $125.
November 20, 2019
Resource Teacher and Near Peer Mentor Applications Open
January 1, 2020
Student Applications Open
May 1, 2020
June 15-19, 2020
Virtual GEMS I
June 22-26, 2020
Virtual GEMS II
July 13-17, 2020
Virtual GEMS III
Interested in this program?
If you are interested in this program email us. We'd love to hear from you!