Google Research Scholar Program for Early-Career Professors 2022

Google calls for applications from full-time faculty at universities around the world for its 2022 Research Scholar Program for Early-Career Professors.

The Research Scholar Program aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google. It provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors.

Google encourages submissions from professors globally who are teaching at universities and meet the eligibility requirements. They hope that this program will help develop collaborations with new professors and encourage the formation of long-term relationships.


The funds granted will be up to $60,000 USD and are intended to support the advancement of the professor’s research.


The following are the requirements for the Google Research Scholar Program

  • A full-time assistant, associate, or full professor at a university or degree-granting research institution.
  • Post doctoral staff can only serve as a co-PI, not a primary PI.
  • Applicants must have received their PhD within seven years of submission (e.g. applicant in 2021 must have received PhD in 2014 or later).
  • Applicants can submit one application per round.
  • Faculty can only serve as a PI or Co-PI per round.
  • Applicants cannot serve on two separate proposals.
  • Applicants can apply a maximum of 3 times within the 7 years post-PhD.

Application Process

Application to the Google Research Scholar Program must include:

  • A proposal of maximum of 5 pages which includes a 2-page CV of the primary Principal Investigator,
  • A 2-page CV for each co-Principal Investigator is optional, and
  • Google Scholar profile link as part of the online application form.
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To apply for the Google Research Scholar Program, click here.

Deadline: December 1, 2021.

For more information on Google Research Scholar Program, visit the official site.