Google PhD fellowship program

Google PhD Fellowships directly support graduate students as they pursue their PhD, as well as connect them to a Google Research Mentor.

Applications are now open.

Submit by 11:59:59pm UTC-12 (AoE) May 8, 2024. Notification of decisions will be announced via email in July 2024.


Students receive named Fellowships which include a monetary award. The funds are given directly to the university to be distributed to cover the student’s expenses and stipend as appropriate. In addition, the student will be matched with a Google Research Mentor. 

For Africa

  • Up to 3 year Fellowship
  • US $12K to cover stipend and other research related activities, travel expenses including overseas travel
  • Google Research Mentor

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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 that are already supported by a comparable industry award are not eligible. Government or non-profit organization funding is exempt.
  • Past awardees from the PhD Fellowship program are not eligible to apply again.
  • For incoming PhD students (Africa, India, Latin America and Southeast Asia)

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

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