About Google Research Award: Google is committed to
developing new technologies to help users find and use
information. As part of its vision to maintain strong ties with
academic institutions worldwide pursuing innovative research in
core areas relevant to our mission, the Google Research Awards
program aims to identify and support world-class, full-time
faculty pursuing research in areas of mutual interest.
Application Deadline: 30th September 2018
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Fields of Research: The intent of the Google Research
Awards is to support cutting-edge research in Computer Science,
Engineering, and related fields. Applicants are to categorize their
proposals into one of the following broad research areas of
interest to Google:
- Economics and market algorithms
- Human-computer interaction
- Information retrieval, extraction, and organization
- Machine learning and data mining
- Machine perception
- Machine translation
- Natural language processing
- Policy and standards
- Social networks
- Software engineering
- Structured data and database management
- Systems (hardware and software)
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): respective institutions worldwide
Google is excited to support the university research, academic
development and technological innovation that happens across
the globe. Google has teams in China, EMEA, Australia, New
Zealand, India and North America who build and maintain
relationships with university research and faculty in their regions
and support continuing innovation in computer science
In EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), the focus is on top
computer science research across all EMEA universities.
Similarly, the group in Japan concentrates on extending Google’s
global programs to the top universities in Japan.
The focus is on academic development and research through a
variety of programs in China, including curriculum development,
the student entrepreneurship program, and computer science
education outreach program.
In Australia and New Zealand the focus is on excellence in
research at leading universities, academic development
programs, and STEM outreach initiatives.
The programs in India focus on promoting state-of-the-art
research at Indian universities and academic development
programs that use the Internet to reach a large number of
students and faculty.
Number of Awards: Several
Value of Award: Faculty members can apply for up to 150,000
USD in eligible expenses, but actual award amounts are
frequently less than the full amount requested. Most awards are
funded at the amount needed to support basic expenses for one
graduate student for one year.
How to Apply: The application process for the Research Awards
includes filling out an online form requesting basic information
and uploading a proposal via the form. As part of the online
form, you will be asked to select a topic area from among the
areas listed above. Please select carefully, as this will determine
which of the review committees will review your proposal.
Before submitting a proposal, please carefully review all the
instructions in the link below, including FAQs and proposal
Award Provider: Google