Nurturing and maintaining strong relations with the academic community is a top priority at Google. Google Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 and New Zealand, East Asia, Europe, India, the United States, and Canada.
Which Disciplines are Offered by Google Fellowship Program?
Google Ph.D. Fellowship students are a select group recognized by Google researchers and their institutions as some of the most promising young academics in the world. The Fellowships are awarded to students who represent the future of research in the following fields:
- Algorithms, Optimizations, and Markets
- Computational Neuroscience
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Machine Learning
- Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision
- Mobile Computing
- Natural Language Processing (including Information Retrieval and Extraction)
- Privacy and Security
- Programming Languages and Software Engineering
- Quantum Computing
- Structured Data and Database Management
- Systems and Networking
How to Apply for the Google Fellowships in 2023?
The details of each Google Fellowship vary by region and please refer to the FAQ to check out the detailed description of Google fellowship eligibility criteria.
Google fellowship application guide for North America and Europe
In the United States, Canada, and Europe, accredited Ph.D. granting institutions in Computer Science or related fields may nominate eligible students during the application period.
Google North America and Europe Ph.D. fellowship Applications for the 2024 program is open on February 1st, 2023 at 11:59:59 PM.
Google fellowship application guide for Australia, China and East Asia
In Australia, China and East Asia students must be nominated by an eligible university. Nomination instructions are sent to eligible universities and submissions must be provided directly by an official representative of the university. Please see our FAQ for more information.
Invitations for the 2023 Ph.D. Fellowship Program in China/Hong Kong/Japan/South Korea will be open for applications from February 1, 2023.
Invitations for the 2023 Ph.D. Fellowship Program in Australia will be delivered in March 2023 and awardees will be notified by June 2023.
Google fellowship application guide for Africa and India
In India and Africa, students may apply directly during the application period, which opens each February in India and each January in Africa.