Fellowships

DeepMind Fellowship (for incoming CS MS students starting Fall 2021 only)

  • Deadline: December 1, 2020

  • Eligibility:

    • You must apply to our CS MS program (deadline December 1, 2020). If admitted you will be started the MS program in Fall 2021 (you do not need to be admitted first to apply to the fellowship).

    • You must reside in the United States (no exceptions) in Fall 2021 and for the duration of your M.S. study .

    • You would be unable to take up the offer of admission to our program without financial assistance.

    • You have a demonstrable interest in artificial intelligence and/or machine learning.

    • The intent of this fellowship is to provide access to higher education for students who might otherwise find it difficult or impossible to successfully pursue graduate study. In addition, individuals from cultural, racial, linguistic, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, including women, that are currently underrepresented in graduate education in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Website: DeepMind Fellowship Application


Dissertation Year Fellowship

  • Deadline: February 26, 2021

  • Eligibility:

    • UCLA PhD students

    • Advanced in doctoral candidacy at time of nomination

    • Are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, international or registered California AB540 students.

    • If you receive this fellowship you will no longer be eligible to receive Grad Office funding due to Grad Division Policy so make sure this is the last year of your dissertation before deciding to apply.

  • Website: Dissertation Year Fellowship


Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

  • Deadline: March 6

  • Eligibility: Must have advanced to candidacy by the beginning of Fall quarter in the academic year in which they are planning to teach. For 2021-2022 fellows, this means advancement to candidacy must take place by September 28. Graduate student applicants

  • Website: Collegium of University Teaching Fellows


Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize

  • Deadline: May 31st

  • Eligibility: Candidates must have graduated after May 31, of the preceding year, or are expected to graduate by December 31, of the prize year.

  • Website: Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize


Microsoft Fellowship

  • Deadline: August 15

  • Eligibility:

    • Students must be in their 3rd year of PhD program in the fall

    • Must remain a full time PhD student for 2 consecutive academic years

  • Website: Microsoft Fellowship


Microsoft Lovelace Fellowship

  • Deadline: August 14, 2020

  • Eligibility:

    • Students must be in their second year of a PhD program in the fall semester or quarter of 2020

    • The recipient must remain an active, full-time student in a PhD program during the three consecutive academic years of the award or forfeit the award

  • Website: Microsoft Lovelace Fellowship

Facebook PhD Fellowship


IBM Doctoral Fellowship

  • Deadline: Opens 3rd week of September - Open for 5 weeks

  • Eligibility:

    • Full time PhD student

    • Nominated by doctoral faculty

    • 3 years remaining in PhD program

  • Website: IBM Doctoral Fellowship

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) Fellowships

  • Deadline: November 13th

  • Eligibility: Engineering and Science PhD students

  • Website: GEM Fellowships

Eugene V. Cota-Robles

  • Deadline: December 1st

  • Eligibility:

    • PhD students

    • U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or undocumented students who qualify for nonresident supplemental tuition exemptions under AB 540

  • Website: Eugene V. Cota-Robles


Graduate Opportunity Fellowships

  • Deadline: December 1st

  • Eligibility:

    • For entering students pursuing terminal or professional master’s degrees or the JD

    • U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or undocumented students who qualify for nonresident supplemental tuition exemptions under AB 540

  • Website: Graduate Opportunity Fellowships


NortonLifeLock Research Group Graduate Fellowship

Google PhD Fellowship

Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

School of Engineering Fellowships

  • Deutsch Company Fellowship. Supports engineering research on problems that aid small business in Southern California·

  • Intel Fellowship. Computer Science Department; supports doctoral study in selected areas of computer science

  • John H. Bent Merit Scholarship. Bioengineering Department; supports graduate students with preference given to candidates interested in development or application of powered surgical instruments

  • John J. and Clara C. Boelter Fellowship. Supports study in engineering

  • Living Spring Fellowship. Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; supports graduate students with preference for those conducting research in integrated circuits and embedded systems or signals and systems, and who have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering degrees from National Taiwan University, National Tsing Hua University, or National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan

  • Venky Harinarayan Fellowship. Supports doctoral study in computer science