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Google PhD Research Fellowship for International Students

Google PhD Research Fellowship for International Students: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to apply for the 2020 Google PhD Research Fellowship for international students. Google PhD Fellowships directly support graduate students as they pursue their PhD studies and also connect them to a Google Research Mentor. The Fellowship program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. Google’s mission aims at fostering inclusive research communities and also encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply. Google currently offer Fellowships in several continents and countries of the world.



 

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Google

Fellowship to be taken at: Accredited universities in the eligible countries and continents

Fellowship Type: Not specified

Fellowship level: PhD

Fellowship Worth: Not stated

Subject Eligibility: Computer Science and related fields

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The scholarship is for PhD students in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, China, East Asia, Africa and India.



 

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Fellowship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be eligible for the Google PhD Research Fellowship for International Students, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

Nominated students in Australia and New Zealand, East Asia, Europe, the United States and Canada

  • Universities should only nominate students that are full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD and enrolled in an institution in one of the regions listed above.
  • Universities are to nominate applicants who have completed their coursework by the Fall of the award year when the fellowship begins. Usually the third year for US and Canadian
  • Students must remain enrolled full-time in the PhD program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.
  • Google employees, and their spouses, children and members of their household are not eligible.
  • Students already supported by a comparable industry award are not eligible.

Direct Applicant Students in Africa and India

  • Applicants must be full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD and enrolled in an African or Indian institution.
  • Early stage PhD students enrolled one year or less.
  • Applicants who are currently in their first year of a part-time PhD program and transferring to full-time positions.


 

Other Opportunities: 

  1. 2020 Fortis Fellowship for International Students
  2. Dag Hammarskjöld Fund Fellowship for International Professionals, 2020


 

Current undergraduate or masters students and professional may apply. The Google Fellowship award shall be contingent on the awardee registering for a full-time PhD program of an African or Indian university in Computer Science or related fields within the calendar year of the fellowship or the award shall be forfeited.

  • Applicants enrolled in an undergraduate or masters program must be current, full-time students an any African or Indian university.
  • Professionals must be employed/affiliated with an organization registered in Africa or India and receipt of the award is contingent on them joining a full-time PhD program at an African or Indian university within the calendar year of the award.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship will be subject to the rules and guidelines applicable in the institute/university where the awardee registers for the program.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship does not mean admission to the PhD program of a university. The awardee must also complete the PhD admission process of the respective institute/university where he/she wishes to register for a PhD.
  • Students must remain enrolled full-time in the PhD program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.
  • Google employees, and their spouses, children and members of their household are not eligible.
  • Students already supported by a comparable industry award are not eligible.

Application Procedure for the Google PhD Research Fellowship for International Students

How-to-Apply

Applicants are to apply online while ensuring that they submit the relevant supporting documents during the application process.

Visit the Program webpage for more Details

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2020 for Africa and India; Application for the 2021 program for North America and Europe will open on November 30, 2020 and closes November 30, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM PST; Applications for Australia, China and East Asia are closed.

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