The Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Program aims to build the next generation of research leaders with a unique program that offers a combination of mentorship, research, networking, and academic opportunities to promising young candidates.
-The candidate is enrolled as a PhD student who has already earned a master’s degree and must have been enrolled in an eligible PhD program during or after 2011 –or– The candidate is enrolled in a combined master’s/PhD program at the time of the nomination, and must have been enrolled in an eligible PhD program during or after 2010. -The candidate has no more than three years of research experience before commencing the PhD degree. -The candidate must specialize in one of the following fields: computer science, electronic engineering, information science, or applied mathematics . -The candidate must be nominated by an invited institution with recommendations from a PhD supervisor and department head. Direct applications will not be accepted from individuals or universities without invitation from Microsoft Research Asia.