Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship


If you want to study in USA and just become eligible for PhD studies then you are lucky because Microsoft Research has announced scholarship for the academic year of 2022-2023 in any of the available PhD degree program. These scholarships will be awarded under the title of Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship to the hardworking, talented and deserving students. This educational award will provide you a Partial Funding, Scholar receives a fixed hardware allowance and conference allowance depending upon the scholarship you earn. The best track record you have the more coverage you will be able to receive. The deadline to avail this scholarship has not finalized yet but make sure to check the program website if any latest development in this matter has been made.

The Microsoft Research Ph.D. Scholarship Program in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) was launched in 2004 and has so far supported more than 200 Ph.D. students from more than 18 countries and 51 institutions. Each year, Ph.D. supervisors from academic institutions in EMEA are invited to submit their proposals for collaborative research projects with Microsoft Research Cambridge. Applications are then peer-reviewed and approximately 20 projects are selected for funding. Ph.D. students are appointed to the selected projects and begin their research in the following academic year under the supervision of their academic supervisor, with co-supervision from a researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge.

Eligibility: Only PhD supervisors should apply. If their project is selected, the supervisor has until 31 March 2023 to find the best possible student for the project; otherwise, the Ph.D. Agreement will be terminated automatically. Only applications from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa will be considered. For an application to be considered, the following key requirements apply:

  • The Institute agrees to the terms and conditions in the MRL Term Sheet.
  • The applicant must be in dialogue with the prospective Microsoft supervisor prior to the submission deadline and jointly drafting the proposal.
  • The proposed research must be closely related to the following research topics carried out at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.
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