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Apply for The Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program 2022 for Graduate Students


The 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. Benefit - Up to 3-year Fellowship - $30K to cover stipend and other research-related activities, travel expenses including overseas travel - Google Research Mentor

Eligibility - Full-time graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. and enrolled in an African institution. - Undergraduate or Master’s students and professionals may apply. - Undergraduate and Master’s student applicants must be currently enrolled, full-time students at an African university. - Professionals must be employed/affiliated with an organization registered in Africa. - For these applicants, the Fellowship award shall be contingent on the awardee registering for a full-time Ph.D. program of an African university in computer science (or an adjacent field) within the calendar year of the Fellowship award, or the award shall be forfeited. - Grant of the Fellowship does not mean admission to the Ph.D. program of a university. The awardee must also complete the Ph.D. admission process of the institute/university where they wish to register for a Ph.D. The Fellowship grant will be subject to the rules and guidelines applicable in the institute/university where the awardee registers for the Ph.D. program. - Students must remain enrolled full-time in the Ph.D. program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award. - Google employees and their spouses, children, and household members are not eligible. - Students already supported by a comparable industry award are not eligible. Government or non-profit organization funding is exempt.

Deadline April 27, 2022

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