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Scholarships / Fellowships

Graduate

  • Adobe Research Fellowship Program

    Open Until: Late Fall 2020

    Eligibility: Students must be registered as a full-time graduate student at a university; remain an active, full-time student in a PhD program for the full duration of 2022, and cannot have a relative working for Adobe Research.

    Description: The Adobe Research Fellowship recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computer science important to Adobe.

  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships

    Open Until: October 17

    Eligibility: Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, as of the application deadline date. Refer to the Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral program description for information on applicant and program of study eligibility.

    Description: The NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral (PGS D) program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in an eligible doctoral program (see Eligibility criteria for students and fellows) in the natural sciences or engineering. See website for more details.

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

    Open Until: October 20, 2020 (Tuesday) is GRFP application deadline for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Materials Research, Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning. See field-specific deadline information on the website.

    Eligibility: A few main eligibility points: Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident; Intend to enroll or be enrolled in a research-based master’s or doctoral degree program in an eligible Field of Study in STEM or STEM education. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF’s mission. The GRFP provides up to three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.

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  • AAUW International Fellowship

    Open Until: November 15, 2020

    Eligibility: For women who are not U.S. citizens. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the application deadline, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.

    Description: International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

  • AAUW Research Publication Grant

    Open Until: December 2020

    Eligibility: They are open to women scholars conducting basic research in engineering, medicine or the physical or biological sciences and who have a doctorate degree in one of those fields. The grantee must publish their research in a scholarly publication and be listed as a primary author.

    Description: Having a strong publication record is a key to receiving promotions and tenure in engineering, medicine and science. Yet persistent gender stereotypes and bias in these fields can make it difficult for women to find the time and institutional support needed to publish their research. These grants help women overcome these barriers by funding research projects that will culminate in scholarly publications.

  • Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

    Open Until: January 11, 2021

    Eligibility: Awards will be made to women holding a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, of outstanding ability and promise in research, who are performing hypothesis-driven research at any institution in the U.S. or abroad. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: The Graduate Women In Science (GWIS) National Fellowship Program helps fund research in the natural sciences and promotes academic and professional careers for women in science.

  • DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

    Open Until: January 13, 2021

    Eligibility: The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who plan full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: Applications from students in engineering and the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences who meet the following eligibility requirements are encouraged. The fellowship provides four years of support, but must be renewed each summer.

  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

    Open Until: Early Winter 2021

    Eligibility: A few main eligibility points: Only candidates who identify as a female/woman; Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year; Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology; You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants); You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent; Transcripts must be in English.

    Description: The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

  • NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program

    Open Until: [2021 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: Students must have already completed their first year of PhD level studies (at the time of application), and must have majors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Architecture, Electrical Engineering, or a related area. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: The NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program provides funding in the amount of up to $50,000 per award to PhD students who are researching topics that will lead to major advances in accelerated computing and its applications. NVIDIA particularly invites submissions from students pushing the envelope in artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles, and related fields. We select students each year who have the talent, aptitude and initiative to work closely with us early in their careers. Recipients not only receive crucial funding for their research, but are able to conduct groundbreaking work with access to NVIDIA products, technology and some of the most talented minds in the field. In addition, the Fellowship includes a summer preceding the Fellowship year.

  • Microsoft PhD Fellowship

    Open Until: [2021 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: PhD students must be nominated by their university. Their nomination must be submitted by someone designated by the department chair’s office in order to ensure the number of nominations per department is not exceeded. Students must be enrolled at a university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Proposed research must be closely related to the general research areas carried out by Microsoft Research. Students must be in their third year of a PhD program in the fall semester or quarter of 2020. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: The Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship has supported hundreds of fellows over the last two decades, many of whom have gone on to work within the Microsoft Research organization. Others have gone on to perform pioneering research elsewhere within the technology industry or accept faculty appointments at leading universities.

  • Ada Lovelace Fellowship

    Open Until: [2021 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: PhD students must be nominated by their university. Their nomination must be submitted by someone designated by the department chair’s office in order to ensure the number of nominations per department is not exceeded. Students must be enrolled at a university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Proposed research must be closely related to the general research areas carried out by Microsoft Research. Students must be in their second year of a PhD program in the fall semester or quarter of 2020. . See website for additional criteria.

    Description: Microsoft recognizes the value of diversity in computing. The Microsoft Research Ada Lovelace Fellowship aims to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students who are underrepresented in the field of computing. This includes those who self-identify as a woman, African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, person with a disability, and/or LGBTQI+.

  • Ben Barres Fellowship

    Open Until: [2021 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: The Ben Barres Fellowship is a merit-based award, and the support provided is intended, broadly construed, for the recipient’s professional development. Examples of eligible purposes include research support; conference/workshop attendance, or research travel; equipment/supplies; research assistant or translation services; and/or other professional uses. The fund is not intended to support personal expenses unrelated to research, such as food or rent. There is no age or citizenship restriction on eligibility for this fellowship. See website for additional details.

    Description: The Ben Barres Fellowship is an award for professional development of trans, intersex, and non-binary graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

  • Google PhD Fellowship Program

    Open Until: See country-specific information. For North America and Europe [2021-2022 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: We currently offer Fellowships in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, East Asia, Europe, India, the United States and Canada. See country-specific information. All backgrounds encouraged to apply.

    Description: The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. Google PhD Fellowships directly support graduate students as they pursue their PhD, as well as connect them to a Google Research Mentor.

  • Facebook Fellowship Program

    Open Until: [2021 Cycle Closed]

    Eligibility: The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study. We also encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, especially those from traditionally under-represented minority groups.

    Description: The Facebook Fellowship is a global program designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university.

Undergraduate

  • CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards

    Open Until: October 16, 2020 at 9PM ET

    Eligibility: Students enrolled as undergraduates in North American colleges or universities in Fall 2020 are eligible. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding potential in an area of computing research. Each award recipient will receive financial assistance of up to $1,500 to attend a research conference of their choice. See website for additional details.

  • Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship

    Open Until: Late Fall 2020

    Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: Identify as female; Be a student currently enrolled as an undergraduate (2nd year or above) or masters student at a North American university for the 2020-2021 academic year;First year undergraduate students are not eligible; Students must have completed at least one year of university education; Intend to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or masters student at a university for the 2021-2022 academic year; Be a student studying artificial intelligence / machine learning, data science, computer science, mobile / web development or a closely related technical field; Maintain a strong academic record; Not have a relative working for Adobe.

    Description: The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate and masters female students studying artificial intelligence / machine learning, data science, computer science, mobile / web development at North American universities (including Canada and Mexico).

  • DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

    Open Until: January 13, 2021

    Eligibility: The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who plan full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: Applications from students in engineering and the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences who meet the following eligibility requirements are encouraged. The fellowship provides four years of support, but must be renewed each summer.

  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

    Open Until: Early Winter 2021

    Eligibility: A few main eligibility points: Only candidates who identify as a female/woman; Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year; Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology. See website for additional criteria.

    Description: The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to those who identify as a female/woman and are studying community college, baccalaureate, or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Job Listings

PhD positions

  • PhD recruiting in Computer Graphics and VR/AR at NYU. Eligibility: CS/EE/Physics/Applied Maths Majors
  • PhD position at University of Toronto for Fall 2021. Research topics: geometry processing, machine learning for 2D/3D geometry, physics-based simulation, computational fabrication, numerical methods for geometric energies and PDEs, and interactive design tools for 2D and 3D.
  • Phd opening in Research Area: Graphics and Vision, Machine Learning, Digital art, Robotics at Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.
  • Phd opening for Marker-less 3D Human Pose Estimation / Human Performance Capture / 4D Human Capture, GVV group, Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Phd opening for Deep-Learning-based Dynamic Scene Reconstruction in General Environments (Humans and General Objects), GVV group, Max Planck Institute for Informatics

Post-doc positions

  • Postdoc in Physics simulation / FEM at ETH Zurich, Start date ASAP, not later than May 2021
  • Postdoctoral recruiting in Computer Graphics and VR/AR at NYU. Eligibility: CS/EE/Physics/Applied Maths Majors
  • Postdoc in 4D Human Capture and Understanding / Marker-less 3D Human Pose Estimation / Human Performance Capture, GVV group, Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in 3D / 4D Computer Vision and Graphics, GVV group, Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Post-doctoral position at the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CoRIS) institute, Oregon State University. Research Area: Robotics, AI, Computer Graphics, Visualization
  • Postdoc Position at TU Wien. Research Area: Advanced Computational Design

Internships

  • Research Intern in Graphics Pixel Rendering (PhD) at Facebook, Redmond, WA, USA. Eligibility: PhD degree in the field of Computer Graphics, Computer Architecture
  • Intern in Advanced Computer Vision & Graphics Research at Sony, San Jose, CA, USA. Eligibility: Ph.D. candidate or Post-doc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Research Intern in - Applied Sciences Group at Microsoft, Redmond, WA, USA. Eligibility: Master's or PhD program in Computer Science or a related STEM field
  • Adobe Research Internship [Various locations across the world]. Eligibility: MS/PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry
  • Google Research Intern [Various locations across USA]. Eligibility: PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry
  • Computer Graphics Research – Intern at Samsung Research America Internship, NEON [Campbell, CA, USA]. Eligibility: MS/PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry
  • Research Intern at Robotics, NVIDIA [Seattle, WA, USA]. Eligibility: Pursuing a PhD or Masters in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Computer Graphics Research Intern at STAR Labs [Campbell, CA, USA]. Eligibility: MS/PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry

Full-time positions