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Exploring Opportunities: Google’s Research Scholar Program (Fully Funded)

Exploring Opportunities: Google’s Research Scholar Program (Fully Funded)

Are you an early-career professor eager to delve into cutting-edge research? Google’s Research Scholar Program might be your ticket to unlocking new possibilities!

About the Program: Google’s Research Scholar Program is designed to uplift early-career professors engaged in research relevant to Google’s interests. This initiative provides unrestricted gifts to support research globally, with a focus on empowering promising professors in the early stages of their careers.

Application Status: Exciting news! Applications are now open for the Research Scholar Program. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this enriching experience.

Key Details:

  • Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023, by 11:59:59 pm UTC−12 (AoE)
  • Decision Notifications: April 2024

Who Can Apply: This program welcomes applications from professors worldwide who are teaching at universities and meet the eligibility criteria. Google aims to foster collaborations and build long-term relationships with new professors.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be a full-time assistant, associate, or professor at a university or degree-granting research institution at the time of the application submission.
    • 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 (e.g., applicants in 2023 must have received their PhD in 2016 or later).
    • We consider exceptions for 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.


Award Information: Successful candidates will receive unrestricted gifts up to $60,000 USD. These funds are dedicated to supporting the professor’s research during the academic year.

How to Apply: Ready to take the plunge? Submit your application here before the deadline. Keep an eye on your email for decision notifications in April 2024.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Google’s Research Scholar Program could be your gateway to advancing your research and making a lasting impact. Apply now and explore the possibilities!

For further information please visit: https://research.google/outreach/research-scholar-program/