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2017-18 Academic Year

 

Siebel Scholars Program

$35K award toward their final year of studies.

Eligible to students entering their final year.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: June 26, 2017
Deadline for nominees to submit material to grad coordinator: July 1, 2017
Official fellowship deadline: July 10, 2017
Number of nominees per dept: 5


Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship

$28K, $4K for conference and travel allowance.

Eligible to 2nd and 3rd Year Ph.D. students.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: September 28, 2017
Deadline for nominees to submit material to grad coordinator: October 1, 2017
Official fellowship deadline: October 12, 2017
Number of nominees per dept: 3


IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Stipend for one academic year. Fellowships vary by country/geographic area, and the students will be informed at the time of the award what the value is for their country/geographic area.

Eligible to Ph.D. students who have completed at least one year of study in their doctoral program.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: September 20, 2016
Deadline for nominees to submit material to grad coordinator: October 15, 2016
Official fellowship deadline: October 27, 2016
Number of nominees per dept: 2


​Adobe Research Fellowship 

A committee of Adobe researchers will be reviewing all applicants and choose the recipients at their discretion. Recipients are selected based on their research (creative, impactful, important, and realistic in scope) and how their work would contribute to Adobe, their technical skills (ability to build complex computer programs), and personal skills (problem-solving ability, communication, leadership, organizational skills, ability to work in teams). Students may be invited for phone interviews following the initial review.  Award: A $10,000 award paid once with no strings attached, a Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year, An Adobe Research mentor, and Internship opportunity at Adobe for the 2016 summer.

Eligible to  full-time graduate student at a university, Remain an active, full-time student in a PhD program for the full duration of 2016 or forfeit the award, Cannot have a close relative working for Adobe Research.

Official fellowship deadline:  late October


Hertz Fellowship

$31K, 9-month personal stipend, full tuition equivalent, renewable for up to 5 years. 

Eligible to applied physical, biological and engineering sciences who are citizens or permanent residents of the US.

Official fellowship deadline: late October
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Google PhD Fellowship

Two years (possible extension to three), tuition and fees (including books), $34K yearly stipend, internship opportunity, invitation to Google Fellowship Forum.   

Eligible to full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD in the research areas represented by the fellowships. Must have completed classes by the time the fellowship starts. Cannot already have another fellowship.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: September 20, 2016
Deadline for nominees to submit material to grad coordinator: November 1, 2016
Official fellowship deadline: TBD
Number of nominees per dept: 2


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

Three years of support, $30K annual stipend, $12,000 tuition allowance.

In general, 1st and 2nd year students are eligible to apply.

Official fellowship deadline: Student applies by late October, varying by field of study
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Facebook Fellowship

2 years, Tuition and fees, $37K stipend, visit to Facebook's HQ in Menlo Park to present their research.

Eligible to full-time Ph.D students doing research in Architecture, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Databases, Distributed Systems, Economics and Computation, Human-Computer interaction, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Networking and Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security and Privacy, Software Engineering.

Official fellowship deadline: November 1, 2016
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Ford Foundation Fellowships

$20K/year (prethesis) for three years or $21K/yr for 1 year (thesis).

Limited to (1) All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, (2) Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), (3) Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

Official fellowship deadline: mid-November (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


GEM Graduate Fellowship

$4K living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year – 3 quarters) up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member full tuition and fees provided by a GEM University Member.

Must be (1) underrepresented minority, (2) U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at time of application, (3) Ph.D. student. 

Official fellowship deadline: mid-November (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


AAUW - American Fellowships

$20K a year award.

Eligible to U.S. citizen or permanent resident, female, final year of Ph.D. program.

Official fellowship deadline: mid-November (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Two years graduate study in any field. Each award is $45K/year: $25K in maintenance grants and up to $20K in tuition and fees or 50% of required tuition and fees/year.  

Eligible to a new American (i.e., If born abroad: a green card holder or naturalized citizen. If born in the US: both parents are immmigrants and at least one is a naturalized citizen). Not yet 31 years old, as of the application date. In your first or second year of graduate student as of the application date.

Official fellowship deadline: mid-November (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


NPSC Graduate Fellowship

Tuition, fees, and stipend. Initially 2-3 years, renewable to 6 years.

Eligible to U.S. citizens doing Ph.D research. 

Official fellowship deadline: late November (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


AAUW - International Fellowships

Masters: $18K, PhD: $20K, Postdoc: $30K.

Eligible to Female, non-immigrant U.S. visa, academic career, return to home country.

Official fellowship deadline: early December (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Symantec Graduate Fellowship

1 year, $20K tuition. 

Eligible to Ph.D students doing research in security, storage, systems, machine learning, and data mining. Preference given to students interested in working in an industrial research lab.

Official fellowship deadline: early Deecember
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


VMWare Graduate Fellowship

Tuition and fees, $35,000 stipend, with a mandatory summer internship.

Eligible to Full-time Ph.D students graduating after May 2016. 

Official fellowship deadline: early December (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: 2


NDSEG Fellowship

3 years, $31K annual stipend, tuition and fees, $1K for health insurance.

Eligible to U.S. citizenship, discipline match, first or second year grad student, and the ability to accept full benefit. You must meet all four requirements in order to be eligible.

Official fellowship deadline: mid-December (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


SMART Scholarship

Full tuition, stipend $25K-$38K, paid summer internships, health insurance allowwance up to $1,200/year, book allowance of $1K/year, mentoring, employment placement after graduation.

Eligible to U.S. citizenship, grad student in CS (others, as well).

Official fellowship deadline: mid-December (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Google Anita Borg Scholarship

$10K, invitation to Google Scholars Retreat.

Eligible to female entering senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States. Be enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering Program.

Official fellowship deadline: Early January (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

4 years (renewed each year), $36K yearly stipend, all tuition and fees, health insurance, yearly conferences, 12-week research practicum.

Eligible to U.S. citizens or permanent residents, first year PhD students only. 

Official fellowship deadline: Early January (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


NVIDIA Fellowship

1 year, $25K.

Students must have already completed their first year of Ph.D. level studies. Must have majors in CS, Computer Engineering, System Architecture, Electrical Engineering or a related area.

Official fellowship deadline: Mid-January (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly


Intel Ph.D. Fellowship

-- discontinued --


Simons Award for Theoretical Computer Science

Student should have finished 2/3/4 years.

Deadline for advisers to submit nominees to grad coordinator: early January 
Deadline for nominees to submit material to grad coordinator: mid January
Official fellowship deadline: early February (exact date TBD)
Number of nominees per dept: 2


Society of Women Engineers

Eligible to women only.

Official fellowship deadline: N/A
Number of nominees per dept: Student applies directly

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