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The Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM) is committed to partnering with campus and the San Diego broader community to develop technologies that seek to address unmet health-related solutions, particularly for those communities that are marginalized or underserved. The GEMSTONES Community Engagement Research Award is intended to provide funding support for faculty co-investigators from engineering, health and social sciences to mentor and supervise teams of undergraduate or graduate students in developing technology projects that better define and address health-related community needs.

Three annual awards of up to $10,000 will support community engagement research, mentoring and outreach activities of faculty co-investigators teamed with undergraduate or graduate students, who propose technology projects at the interface of engineering, health and social sciences that better define or address unmet health-related needs with diverse communities.

Click here to learn more about and apply to the GEMSTONES program. 

Please email complete applications to  Applications will only be considered received if you receive an email confirming receipt.