Application deadline approaching: Google PhD Fellowship

by Graduate Division Staff
Friday, September 23, 2022 4:16 PM

UCSB Graduate Division is now accepting applications for the Google PhD Fellowship. Google created this Fellowship Program to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields.

The Fellowship, which can last up to three years, provides full tuition and fees plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment. Also, recipients will be matched with a Google Research Mentor.

UCSB students should submit their full application packet by Friday, September 30 at 11:59pm.

Universities may only nominate students that meet the following requirements:

  • Full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD and enrolled in an institution in one of the regions listed above.
  • Completed graduate coursework by the academic award year when the Fellowship begins.
  • 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.

Nomination and Application
PhD students must me nominated by their university. Universities are able to nominate up to four eligible students. If UCSB nominates more than two students, Google strongly encourages us to select nominees who self-identify as a woman, Black / African descent, Hispanic / Latino / Latinx, Indigenous, and/or a person with a disability.

Visit the Fellowship website's FAQ for information about eligibility, application requirements, 

You can submit your application to be UCSB's nominee by filling out this form. Applications must be uploaded as a single pdf document.