Google aims to provide unrestricted gifts as support for research at institutions around the world. Hence, it announces the application for the Google AI Faculty Research Award for the year 2019/2020. The program focus on funding world-class technical research in Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields.
Also known as Research Awards Program, the Faculty Research Awards supports academic research in computer science, engineering, and related fields. Google AI seeks to fund world-class research at top universities, facilitate interaction between Google and academia, through the program. As well as it aims to support projects which will provide its output openly to the research community. Further, these awards are unrestricted gifts to universities and support roughly the cost of one graduate student for one year of work.
Faculty Research Awards support one graduate student for one year. Hence the successful candidates will receive funding to cover PhD degree for one year (salary plus tuition; or research salary in regions where PhD tuition is covered through other means). Further, the student will receive a modest conference travel for the student (1,500 USD for US universities, 3,000 USD for universities outside the US).
Universities, Principal Investigator and PhD applicants may apply for the Google AI Faculty Research Award if they are:
In order to apply for the Faculty Research Award, the applicants must submit a proposal to Google AI, with relevant project. The proposal should document the research purpose, timeline, and grants properly. Further, the project championed by a Google employee or sponsor will help proposal remain on track with google’s project needs.
The applicant may submit the proposal online before the deadline.
Google accepts the application for the Research Award until 30 September 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for the Faculty Research Awards.