Bringing together the world’s brightest minds and the latest GPU technology leads to powerful research breakthroughs.
That’s why we’re taking applications for the 19th annual NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program, seeking students doing outstanding GPU-based research. Our goal: Provide them with grants, mentors and technical support so they can help solve the world’s biggest research problems.
We’re especially seeking doctoral students working in artificial intelligence, machine learning, autonomous vehicles, robotics, AI for healthcare, high performance computing and related fields. Our Graduate Fellowship awards are up to $50,000 per student.
Since its inception in 2002, the Graduate Fellowship Program has awarded over 160 grants worth nearly $5 million.
We’re looking for students who have completed their first year of Ph.D.-level studies at the time of application. Candidates need to be studying computer science, computer engineering, system architecture, electrical engineering or a related area. Applicants must also be investigating innovative ways to use GPUs.
The NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program for the 2020-2021 academic year is open to applicants worldwide. The deadline for submitting applications is Sept. 13, 2019. An internship at NVIDIA preceding the fellowship year is now mandatory — eligible candidates should be available for the internship in summer 2020.
Their Graduate Fellowship awards are up to $50,000 per student.
- Students must have already completed their first year of PhD level studies (at the time of application)
- Students must have majors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Architecture, Electrical Engineering, or a related area
- Students must be engaged in active research as part of their PhD thesis
- Students must be enrolled as a full time active PhD student during the 2020-2021 academic year (9 months) of the award -- this means they should not be expecting to graduate sooner than May/June 2021
- Students must be available to complete a summer internship prior to the start of their Fellowship year.
- Students may not be a relative of a current NVIDIA employee
Graduate Fellowship Applications Must Include:
- Research summary/thesis proposal - up to 2 pages, plus bibliography
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) including contact information
- Professor nomination letter (1 letter minimum (thesis advisor), up to 3 letters maximum -- OK to have nomination letter(s) from non-professors, as long as you have one from your thesis advisor/professor)
- Confirmation of availability for summer internship
- Complete the student profile - start this now; you can go back to the portal repeatedly until you submit the final application
- Complete your application input including research summary thesis proposal and resume (CV)
- Add contacts for the letter(s) of recommendation -- an email will automatically be sent on your behalf to each recommender you add -- be sure to add your professors/recommenders early in the process! Do not wait until close to the deadline!
- Monitor the status of your recommendation letter(s) in the portal -- do not click on the final submission until the recommendation status shows "recommendation uploaded" for each recommendation you are expecting -- the professor deadline has been set 2 days prior to the student deadline to allow the student to ensure all documents are received before submitting -- the deadline for recommendation letters is 3pm Pacific September 11, 2019
- Communicate with the recommender(s) to complete their letter upload on time - it is the student's responsibility to ensure their letters are received into the system
- Submit the final application when all items are complete, and prior to the application deadline: 3pm Pacific September 13, 2019
How to Apply:
Please visit HERE for applying HERE
13 September 2019