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Limited Submission Fellowship Opportunities

2023 Google Ph.D. Fellowship 

The Google Ph.D. Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. Fellowships support promising Ph.D. candidates of all backgrounds who seek to influence the future of technology. More information about the Fellowship can be found at Google Ph.D. Fellowship Program and Google Ph.D. Fellowship FAQ’s.

The University of Maryland has been invited to nominate four students.  Faculty are invited to submit nominations to the Graduate School by Friday, September 16, 2022.  Nomination instructions coming soon.   

2023 Apple Scholars in AI/ML Ph.D. Fellowship

The Apple Scholars in AI/ML Ph.D. fellowship program recognizes the contributions of emerging leaders in computer science and engineering. The Ph.D. fellowship in AI/ML was created as part of the Apple Scholars program to support the work of outstanding Ph.D. students from around the world who are pursuing cutting-edge research in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Eligible candidates are Ph.D. students in Computer Science and related areas who are pursuing research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a unique focus on work related to Apple’s core values.  Students must be enrolled full-time at an invited university. 

The University of Maryland has been invited to nominate three students.  Faculty are invited to submit nominations to the Graduate School by Friday, September 16, 2022. Nomination Instructions coming soon.

2023 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies.  Please carefully review the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship website for more information.

Eligible candidates must 1) be enrolled full-time in a Ph.D. program over the two consecutive academic years of the award or forfeit the fellowship. 2)  have three years remaining in their program at the time of nomination so the fellowship can be applied to the last two years of study, and 3) stay in the same program at the same institution for the award duration.

The University of Maryland has been invited to nominate four students.  Faculty are invited to submit nominations to the Graduate School by Friday, October 7, 2022. Nomination Instructions coming soon.

2023 Dolores Liebmann Fellowship

This national competition is open to graduate students with outstanding character and ability, who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen field of study, and who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.  The Liebmann Fellowship covers the cost of tuition and provides an annual $18,000 stipend for living expenses.  For more information about the Fellowship, please visit http://fdnweb.org/liebmann/.  Graduate students at the University of Maryland who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.

The University of Maryland Graduate School may nominate up to three candidates. Graduate students wishing to be considered for nomination must submit their complete application package in hard copy (single-sided) to the Graduate School by Friday, January 6, 2023.  Please send to the Graduate School Office of Funding Opportunities, Program Director Robyn Kotzker, 2123 Lee Building, 7809 Regents Drive, College Park, MD 20742.

AY 23-24 DZL Application  (coming soon)
AY 22-23 DZL Award Conditions and student checklist (coming soon)

Please direct questions about limited submission fellowships to Robyn Kotzker (rkotzker@umd.edu / x 5-0281). 

Contact Information

The Graduate School, University of Maryland

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-3644
gradschool@umd.edu