Given the growing interest for external fellowships by our PhD population, we’ve added this webpage to serve as a resource for you to review the common fellowships that fellow BU CS PhD students have been nominated for, as well as, been awarded. The following fellowships may require departmental nominations. Please see the following dropdown menus for external fellowships that do or do not require a departmental nomination.
External fellowships that require departmental nomination
Use the webform, below, to select the external fellowship you are applying for, as well as, submit the required documents for the CS Department’s Awards Committee to review.
Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD Fellowship – Department Application Deadline: August 21, 2023
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Application Deadline: October 17, 2023
Google PhD Fellowship – Departmental Application Deadline: TBA – Spring 2024
- Deadline to update submission materials: TBA
IBM PhD Fellowship Program – Departmental Application Deadline: TBA – approx. November 2023
- Deadline to update submission materials: ΤΒΑ
Microsoft Ada Lovelace Fellowship – Departmental Application Deadline: Program Paused
Microsoft PhD Fellowship – Departmental Application Deadline: Program Paused
To apply for departmental nomination for either of these external fellowships, please submit the 3 required materials to be considered for nomination:
Submitted by the student:
- Current CV
- Research Statement targeting the specific fellowship
Submitted by the student’s advisor:
- A Recommendation Letter written by the student’s advisor
Please send these materials to Prof. Vasiliki Kalavri at email@example.com with subject “[Fellowship Name] Internal Nomination” (e.g., “Google PhD Fellowship Internal Nomination”) to be reviewed by the Awards Committee. Please feel free to contact Prof. Kalavri with questions regarding this application process, as well.
Other external fellowships
Please review each external fellowship, below, to determine their application requirements and deadlines.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Deadline: October 18)
Please direct any questions regarding your application portfolio or other external fellowships, not listed, to firstname.lastname@example.org