Call for Applications: Google PhD Fellowship – Deadline: November 6, 2019

Google PhD Fellowship

The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding PhD graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science and related research areas. The fellowship provides full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment for two years, with possible extension for a third year. Recipients are also matched with a Google Research Mentor.

The application deadline for this opportunity is November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm PST.  Note: Applicants apply directly to Graduate Awards; graduate programs do not submit nominations.

For more information, including application procedures and eligibility requirements (including eligible research areas), please see this link: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/google-phd-fellowship. For further information, please see: Google PhD Fellowship Program

Note: Google has slightly revised their eligibility requirements and application procedures. 

Addition – Eligibility Requirements:

  • New: Completed graduate coursework by the Fall of the award year, when the Fellowship begins. This is usually the 3rd year for US and Canadian students.

Addition –  Application Requirements:

  • New: Student essay response (350-word limit) to: Describe the desired impact your research will make on the field and society, and why this is important to you. Include any personal, educational and/or professional experiences that have motivated your research interests.
  • New: Student essay response (350-word limit) to: Describe an example of your leadership experience in which you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes or contributed to group efforts over time.