2015 Google U.S. / Canada PhD Fellowship Program

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2015 Google U.S. / Canada

PhD Fellowship Program

UCI has been invited again this year to participate in the 2015 Google U.S./Canada PhD Fellowship Program, which was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science, related disciplines, or promising research areas.

Fellowship Details

  • Tuition and fees
  • $34K yearly stipend (paid over 9 months of the academic year)
  • Google Research Mentor
  • Third year extension possible at Google’s discretion

Available Google Fellowships (2015)

  • Market Algorithms
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Security
  • Distributed Computing
  • Statistics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Privacy
  • Programming Technology
  • Machine Translation
  • Speech Technology
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Vision
  • Social Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Search & Information Retrieval
  • Structured Data Analysis
  • Energy Aware Computing
  • Computer Networking
  • Systems Management
  • Wearable Computing

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD in the research areas represented by the fellowships
  • Student must remain enrolled in the PhD program or forfeit the fellowship award
  • Must be nominated by their department
  • Must have completed their graduate coursework in the PhD program and be embarking on or continuing their graduate research in the fall of 2015
  • Students who are already receiving another fellowship are not eligible

Internal (UCI) Application Instructions

UCI May submit no more than two fellowship nominations across all available fellowships, therefore an internal review process is required to select the two nominees. Interested applicants are asked, by October 10, 2014, to submit the following to the my office:

  • Student’s CV
  • Nomination letter from student’s academic advisor
  • 2-page abbreviated research/dissertation proposal
  • Please state the specific fellowship, from the above list, that the student is applying for

If necessary, an ad hoc committee will be convened to review the application packets.  The selected nominees will be notified in time to meet Google’s November 3, 2014, deadline.

For more information about this program please refer to http://research.google.com/university/relations/phd_fellowships.html.  Questions about our internal campus review process may be directed to Greg Ruth at greg.ruth@uci.edu or x4-0372.


John C. Hemminger

Vice Chancellor for Research


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