NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program for International Students 2017

NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program for International Students 2017-18

NVIDIA is inviting applications for the graduate fellowship programme for PhD students who are researching topics that will lead to major advances in the graphics and high-performance computing industries and are investigating innovative ways of leveraging the power of the GPU.

The application period for the 2017-18 academic year is now open and will close on 23rd January 2017 at 11:59pm Pacific time

Nvidia designs graphics processing units for the gaming market, as well as system on a chip unit for the mobile computing and automotive market

Course Level: The NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program provides funding to PhD students for further research

Study Subject: The fellowship program supports excellence in GPU computing research

Scholarship Award

The NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program now 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 the graphics and high-performance computing industries, and are investigating innovative ways of leveraging the power of the GPU
NVIDIA particularly invites submissions from students pushing the envelope in artificial intelligence, deep neural networks, autonomous vehicles, and related fields

Eligibility Criteria:

Students must have already completed their first year of Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. student during the academic year of the award
Note: The award must be administered through the student's university; payment will be made to the university, not directly to the student

Evaluation Criteria

Each proposal will be evaluated for:
Student quality
Research quality
Relevance to NVIDIA

How to Apply

Your Graduate Fellowship Application must include 01 to 02-page research summary/thesis proposal (references only may be added as a 3rd page)
Curriculum Vitae (CV) including contact information

Professor Nomination Form including nomination letter (1 letter minimum, 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)

Note: It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all of these items are submitted prior to the deadline. The student must notify his/her professor(s) with sufficient time for them to submit nomination letters

Application Deadline

The submission period will close on 23rd January 2017