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Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program for International Students in Africa

Applications are invited for Google Africa PhD Fellowship at university in Africa  in Africa. Application is open for International Students to pursue PhD degree in 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 19 January 2018
Study in :
Providers : Google
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study : Computer science and related areas

Benefits for Google Africa PhD Fellowship:

Successful students receive named Fellowships, which include a $10,000 award per year over 3 years.

Eligibility for Google Africa PhD Fellowship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

Entrance Requirements:

For current PhD Students

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time PhD program at a university in Africa. Applicants who are currently in their first year of a part-time PhD program and transferring to full-time positions are also welcome to apply.
  • Students should be early stage PhD students, i.e., should not have been into more than 1 year of their PhD Applicants for the 2018 Fellowship must have started their program on or after 1 January 2017.
  • Students must remain enrolled in the PhD program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a PhD in Computer Science or related areas.
  • Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible.
  • Students who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.

For current Undergraduate/Masters students and Professionals

Grant of the fellowship to this category of applicants is contingent on them joining a full-time PhD program at a university in Africa within the calendar year of the award.

  • Student applicants must be current full-time Undergraduate or Masters Students enrolled at an African university. Professionals must be employed/ affiliated with an organization registered in Africa.
  • The Google Fellowship award shall be contingent on the awardee registering for the full-time PhD program of an African university, in Computer Science or related areas, within the calendar year 2018, or the award shall be forfeited.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship does not mean admission to the PhD program of a university. The awardee must also complete the PhD admission process of the respective institute/university where he/she wishes to register for a PhD.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship will be subject to the rules and guidelines applicable to the institute/university where the awardee registers for the PhD program.
  • Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible.
  • Applicants who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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