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Google Research Scholar Program 2020

Next deadline: 2 December 2020

The Google Research Scholar Program aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google. The program provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world, and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors.

Areas: Algorithms and optimization; Augmented and virtual reality; Computational neuroscience; Cooling and power; Digital media processing; Geo/maps; Health research; Human-computer interaction; Information retrieval and real time content; Machine learning and data mining; Machine perception; Machine translation; Mobile; Natural language processing; Networking; Privacy; Quantum computing; Security; Software engineering and programming languages; Speech; Structured data, extraction, semantic graph, and database management; Systems (hardware and software).

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to professors (assistant, associate, etc) at a university or degree-granting research institution.
  • Applicants must have received their PhD within seven years of submission (e.g. applicant in 2020 must have received PhD in 2013 or later). Exceptions will be made for applicants who have been teaching seven years or fewer and had delays, such as working in industry, leave of absence, etc.
  • Applicants can submit one application per round, and apply a maximum of three times.

Funding amounts

The funds granted will be up to $60,000 USD and are intended to support the advancement of the professor’s research.

Deadline: 2 December 2020, 11:59 pm PT (3 December 2020, 02:59 Colombian time)


[Boletín SIUN 511, 5/6 de noviembre de 2020]

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