The AMRDEC 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. 

Eligibility Requirements

Students who are currently in grades 6th – 11th, who are U.S.citizens with a valid SSN are eligible to apply for AMRDEC GEMS.

Qualifiers: Students who will be 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th graders on or before June 1st, are eligible for the AMRDEC 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).

More Information

Students receive a stipend to participate in this one-week program. The 2019 stipend amount for all GEMS participants is $100.

Important Dates

Resource Teacher and Near Peer Mentor Applications Open

Student Applications Open

Applications Close

June 3 - June 7, 2019
GEMS 2: 7th - 12th Grades

June 10 - June 14, 2019
GEMS 3: 7th - 12th Grades (by invitation only)

June 10 - June 14, 2019
GEMS 1: 7th - 12th Grades

June 17 - June 21, 2019
GEMS 1: 7th - 12th Grades

June 24 - June 28, 2019
GEMS 1: 7th - 12th Grades

Interested in this program?

If you are interested in this program email us. We'd love to hear from you!