MEP Student, Rocio Sehhatu, was awarded a National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM) fellowship.
She is attending the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) this fall in chemical engineering and completing two internships with her sponsored GEM Employer, the Intel Corporation.
Rocio, who transferred from Chaffey Community College, graduated spring 2010 in chemical engineering and was an active NSBE and MEP member.
Rocio was accepted into the GEM Masters (MS) Engineering Fellowship Program. The objective of this program is to promote the benefits of a masters degree within industry. GEM Fellows are provided practical engineering summer work experiences through an employer sponsor and a portable academic year fellowship of tuition, fees, and a stipend which may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted.
GEM MS Engineering Fellows receive:
Sehhatu has volunteered to assist MEP and other Cal Poly students with applying to GEM.