Google Faculty Research Awards 2020: Application window is now open for the Google Faculty Research Awards program 2020 which aims to support cutting-edge researchers permanent in their faculty in their research for with mutual interest. Selected areas of interest to Google have been listed such which research focus are encouraged. Summarily, the program’s focus is on funding world-class technical research in Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields. See details and apply if your eligible.
Scholarships to be taken at: Any institution where researcher is domiciled.
Scholarship Type: Full Research Grant.
Scholarship level: Postgraduate study level (Masters and Doctoral Research).
Slots: Not Stated.
Scholarship Worth: The grant will be awarded to the tone of $150,000
Subject Eligibility: Research in Computer Science, Engineering and related diciplines.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Researches worldwide are invited to apply.
English Language Requirement: Not Applicable.
The Google Faculty Research Awards is initiated with the vision to recognize and support world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest, majorly in areas of computer science and information technology..
Recipients are selected through an internal review process and notified of their awards within 5 months of the initial submission. Faculty members can apply to cover expenses for the amount needed to support one graduate student for one year. We ask applicants to categorize their proposals into one of the following broad Computer Science research areas of interest to Google:
- Algorithms and optimization
- Augmented and Virtual Reality
- Computational neuroscience
- Cooling and power
- Digital media processing
- Health research
- Human-AI interaction
- Human-computer interaction
- Information retrieval and real time content
- Machine learning and data mining
- Machine perception
- Machine translation
- Natural language processing
- Physical interfaces
- Quantum computing
- Recommendation systems
- Social signal processing
- Software engineering and programming languages
- Structured data, extraction, semantic graph, and database management
- Systems (hardware and software).
Consider Applying Also For:
- University of Sydney Fully Funded Scholarships 2019 for International Students
- President’s PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 at University of Manchester
- World Bank Group (WBG) 2020 Postgraduate Fellowship Program for Young Africans
Application Procedures for the Google Faculty Research Awards – How-to-Apply
Individuals applying for the faculty research awards are to take steps as outline here to apply. All applications are to be supported through the designated online route.
Step 2: Ask a Google employee to champion your proposal. A Google champion or sponsor is not required to submit a proposal, but it helps ensure that your proposal is relevant and of interest to Google. The Google champion or sponsor should be:
- a willing participant
- considered an expert in your area of research, and
- Be sure you are familiar with your work.
It’s the primary principal investigator’s responsibility to find a champion/sponsor. These relationships are typically made on the ground at academic conferences and workshops.
Step 3: Write your proposal using the advice mentioned in step 1. If you have a Google champion or sponsor, ask them to provide feedback.
Step 4: Submit your proposal.
Step 5: Decisions are announced in February.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 (at 1 PM PT).
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