IBM Fellowship Awards Program for PhD Students Worldwide 2023

The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study. This includes pioneering work in: cognitive computing and augmented intelligence; quantum computing; blockchain; data-centric systems; advanced analytics; security; radical cloud innovation; next-generation silicon (and beyond); and brain-inspired devices and infrastructure.

Since 1951, the IBM PhD Fellowship Program has collaborated with faculty, students and universities by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students that address focused areas of interest in technology. The IBM PhD Fellowship Awards nomination period is December 15, 2022 – February 17, 2023

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IBM Fellowship Awards Program

  • Category PhD
  • OrganisationIBM Research Africa
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • Application Deadline February 17, 2023

Aim and Benefits of IBM Fellowship Awards Program

  • The 2023 IBM PhD Fellowships are awarded worldwide. The value of the awards vary by the country in which the university is located.
  • Awards for universities in the United States are $40,000.
  • Awards for other countries vary between $6,000 and $25,000.

Requirements for IBM Fellowship Awards Program Qualification

All nominees

  • Must be nominated by a doctoral faculty member; students cannot nominate themselves.
  • Must be enrolled full-time in a PhD program over the academic year of the award or forfeit the fellowship.
  •  Should have two years remaining in their program at the time of nomination so the fellowship can be applied to the last two years of study.
  •  That are from U.S. embargoed countries are not eligible for the program.
  •  That are receiving a comparable fellowship, internship, or support from another company or institution (except for academic scholarships) during the IBM PhD Fellowship funding period are ineligible for this award
  • Must stay in the same program for the duration of the award —no transferring of departments or schools.

Interview date, Process and Venue for IBM Fellowship Awards Program

Awardees will be selected based upon

  • Their potential for research excellence. All awardees will have an IBM mentor for the duration of the award period and are strongly encouraged to intern during the year of their award. All student visas must align with terms of the internship.
  • The degree to which the nominees’ research aligns with IBM focus areas.
  • Academic standing, publications, and endorsements from faculty advisors and department heads.

Nominating faculty must submit thoroughly developed proposals, remain engaged during the vetting and due diligence process, and use the university domain email address for all correspondence.

Application Deadline

February 17, 2023

How to Apply

For more details,visit IBM website

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