Google Faculty Research Awards Program.

Deadline: October 7th, 2017

The Faculty Research Awards Program, sometimes referred to as the Research Awards Program, supports academic research in computer science, engineering, and related fields. Through the program, the institution fund world-class research at top universities, facilitate interaction between Google and academia, and support projects whose output will be made openly available to the research community.

Google’s Faculty Research Awards program funds work in Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields. Awards tend to go to projects that are highly technical. The work funded through Faculty Research Awards is very high caliber, and research results are often published at top conferences and in top publications in Computer Science.


Successful applicant will receive funding up to $150,000 USD

How to apply for a Faculty Research Award

Step 1: Read advice on how to write a good proposal and learn more about the Faculty Research Awards in the FAQ.

Step 2: Ask a Google employee to champion your proposal. A Google champion or sponsor is not required to submit a proposal, but it helps ensure that your proposal is relevant and of interest to Google. The Google champion or sponsor should be:

  • a willing participant
  • considered an expert in your area of research, and
  • familiar with your work.

It’s the primary principal investigator’s responsibility to find a champion/sponsor. These relationships are typically made on the ground at academic conferences and workshops.

Step 3: Write your proposal using the advice mentioned in step 1. If you have a Google champion or sponsor, ask them to provide feedback.

Step 4: Submit your proposal by the deadline.

Step 5: Decisions are announced in February.

To submit a proposal, please fill out an application form.

Deadline: October 7th, 2017

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit the official website here.


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