Academic Awards in India

Recognizing top talent at the intersection of computing and science

Microsoft Research India seeks to recognize and support outstanding students in India to advance the state of computer science and to strengthen collaborative relationships with academic institutions. Our fellowships, grants, and awards support research in computer science and related areas in India.

PhD Fellowships
The Fellowships support students while they pursue doctoral education in computer science and allied areas.

  • The 2013 Fellowships are now open for application.

Rising Star Awards
These awards recognize senior PhD students in India who have done exceptional research in computer science and allied areas.

  • The 2011 Rising Star awardees have been announced.

Travel Grants
These grants provide students at Indian universities with funding to help them attend conferences outside India.

  • These grants are currently open for application.
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