Google Research Scholar Program: Applications are invited from assistant, associate or full professor at a university or degree-granting research institution for the Research Scholar Program to support researchers pursuing research in fields relevant to Google.
The research scholar program by Google will provide funds up to $60,000 USD and are intended to support the advancement of the professor’s research. It provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors.-
Awards are disbursed as unrestricted gifts to the university and are not intended for overhead costs. They are intended for use during the academic year in which the award is provided to support the professor’s research efforts. Interested applicants are to submit their proposals in one of the areas of interest to Google in Computer Science and related fields.
To be eligible for the Research Scholar Program,applicants must fulfill the following conditions:
- A full-time assistant, associate, or full professor at a university or degree-granting research institution. Post doctoral staff can only serve as a co-PI, not a primary PI.
- Applicants must have received their PhD within seven years of submission. Exceptions will be given to applicants who have been teaching seven years or fewer and had delays, such as working in industry, parental leave, leave of absence, etc. This exception request can be documented on the application.
- Applicants can submit one application per round. Faculty can only serve as a PI or Co-PI per round. Applicants cannot serve on two separate proposals.
- Applicants can apply a maximum of 3 times within the 7 years Post-PhD.
Interested applicants for the Google Research Scholar Program are to prepare a good proposal and submit same using the online application portal.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021 at 11:59:59pm UTC