NVIDIA has announced that it has begun accepting applications for the NVIDIA Fellowship Program for the 2009-2010 academic year. The program is slated to provide 65 PhD studetns with funding. These students must be researching topics that will lead to major advances in the graphics and high performance computing industries. In addition to the financial benefits, the recipients will have access to NVIDIA products, technology and engineering insight.
Dr. David Kirk, Chief Scientist at NVIDIA, stated: “The NVIDIA Fellowship Program is designed to stimulate and support excellence in visual and parallel computing research in universities worldwide, and to promote communication between NVIDIA’s R&D team and outstanding students and professors. Since its inception in 2002, the Program has awarded over $1.6 million in funding to assist 65 Ph.D. students with their research.”
For more info on the fellowship program, check out their website here.