NVIDIA today announced that it is now accepting applications for its ninth annual NVIDIA Fellowship Program, to fund work that helps to solve complex visual computing challenges. Grants of $25,000 for each selected project will be announced in Spring 2010.
The program is open to applicants worldwide from today through Feb. 3, 2010. Eligibility criteria include completion of the first year of Ph.D. level studies in the areas of computer architecture, computer science, electrical engineering, high-performance computing, scientific computing, or a related area. In addition, applicants must hold a current membership on an active research team. For further information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit: http://www.nvidia.com/page/fellowship_programs.html or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Fellowship Program aims to provide funding to Ph.D. students who are researching topics that will lead to major advances in the graphics and high-performance computing industries," said Bill Dally, chief scientist at NVIDIA. "Award recipients will not only receive crucial funding for their research. They will also be able to conduct groundbreaking work with access to NVIDIA products, technology and some of the most talented minds in the field."
Since its inception in 2002, the NVIDIA Fellowship program has awarded more than $1.8 million in funding to over 75 Ph.D. research students.