NVIDIA announced this morning that they are now accepting applications for its ninth annual NVIDIA Fellowship Program. The program will help fund work that helps to solve complex visual computing challenges. Grants of $25,000 will be given to selected projects in the Spring of 2010. The program is open to applicants worldwide beginning today and running through February 3, 2010. Applicants must have completed their first year of studies in the areas of computer architecture, computer science, electrical engineering, high-performance computing, scientific computing, or a related area. Applicants must also be a member of an active research team.
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.”
The program has awarded more than $1.8 million in funding to over 75 Ph.D. research students since its inception in 2002. For more info, read their full release here or check out the NVIDIA Research page here.