Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship

This year`s PhD Scholarship Applications Call is now live at:


Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship is a program to recognize and support exceptional students who show the potential to make an outstanding contribution to science and computing. The program supports PhD students in computing and those working at the intersection of computing and the sciences. Application possibility is open only to PhD Supervisor. Selected PhD Supervisors have  up to a year to find the best possible student for the project.


The different areas in which it is possible to subscribe are:

·         Computational Science

·         Computer-Mediated Living

·         Constraint Reasoning

·         Machine Learning and Perception

·         Online Services and Advertising

·         Programming, Principles, and Tools

·         Systems and Networking


Application (in English) can be done via the online application tool. Application deadline is 16 September 2009. Further instructions are available online.


There are various awards available, such as annual bursary up to a max of three years for research, a free laptop full of software, Microsoft Research Cambridge visit and more.


I would also like to remind you about the Open PhD Positions at Microsoft:


Use the opportunity and apply now!


Matteo Re Cecconi

Lead Student Partner Ticino 

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