Google PhD Fellowship India Program

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Scholarship Overview

Google is offering Google PhD Fellowship India Program 2021 to support students as they pursue PhD as well as connect them to a Google Research Mentor. Interested applicants must be pursuing computer science or related areas. The selected candidates will receive a monthly fellowship and contingency grants along with a chance to do an internship at Google after successfully clearing the internship interview process.


Google will offer the selected candidates a fellowship of USD 50,000 for a duration of 4 years. This fellowship will cover the following:

  • Support for a maximum period of 4 years
  • Monthly fellowship to cover stipend and other research-related expenses, travel expenses including overseas travel
Terms and Conditions
  • The Fellowships are awarded to students who represent the future of research in the following fields:
    • Algorithms, Optimizations and Markets
    • Computational Neuroscience
    • Human-Computer Interaction
    • Machine Learning
    • Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision
    • Mobile Computing
    • Natural Language Processing (including Information Retrieval and Extraction)
    • Privacy and Security
    • Programming Languages and Software Engineering
    • Quantum Computing
    • Structured Data and Database Management
    • Systems and Networking
  • Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible.
  • Students who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by March2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be a PhD enrolled student at an Indian University
  • Have obtained an Undergraduate/Masters degree from an Indian University
  • Be a professional who is employed with a registered organization in India

How To Apply

  • Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button.
    Step 2: Provide information on the name, PhD program date, current designation, etc and proceed to the next step.
    Step 3: Provide information on research interests, and upload supporting documents.
    Step 4: Submit the application form.