Google PhD Fellowships directly support graduate students as they pursue their PhD, as well as connect them to a Google Research Mentor.
Nurturing and maintaining strong relations with the academic community is a top priority at Google. The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. Fellowships support promising PhD candidates of all backgrounds who seek to influence the future of technology. Google’s mission is to foster inclusive research communities and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. We currently offer Fellowships in Africa, Australia, Canada, East Asia, Europe, India, Latin America, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and the United States.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook. Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. The company’s rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google’s core.
Aim and Benefits of Google PhD Fellowship Program
- Successful students receive named Fellowships, which include a $10,000 award per year over 3 years.
- Student will be matched with a Google Research Mentor who we hope will become a valuable resource to the student.
Google PhD Fellowship Program Courses
- Computer Science
Requirements for Google PhD Fellowship Program Qualification
- Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. program at any accredited university in Africa. Applicants who are currently in their first year of a part-time Ph.D. program and transferring to full-time positions are also welcome to apply.
- Students should be early-stage Ph.D. students, i.e., should not have been into more than 1 year of their Ph.D. Applicants for the 2023 Fellowship must have started their program on or after 1-Jan-2023.
- Students must remain enrolled in the Ph.D. program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.
- Applicants must be pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related areas.
Note: Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible Students who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.
Documents Required for Application
- Applicant’s resume with links to publications (if available).
- One-page resume of the student’s PhD program advisor.
- Available transcripts (mark sheets) starting from first year/semester of Bachelor’s degree to date.
- Research proposal (maximum two pages).
- Three letters of recommendation from those familiar with the applicant’s work (at least one coming from the thesis adviser in case of current PhD students). If the recommendation writers want to send the letter separately, they can mail it directly to email@example.com with the subject “Recommendation for [applicant-name]”.
May 11, 2023
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Google on cseduapplication.withgoogle.com to apply
For more details,visit Google website