2021 Adobe Research Fellowship for Outstanding Graduate Students of Computer Science

Fellowship in Applied Science , in Natural Science
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  • Apply Before : December 4, 2020
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Computer Science
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 86442

Opportunity Description


Adobe Research is inviting applications to the Adobe Research Fellowship. The Adobe Research Fellowship recognizes and provides training and internship opportunities to exceptional graduate students anywhere in the world, undertaking extraordinary research in areas of computer science important to Adobe. Adobe Research is a team of top-notch research scientists, engineers, artists, and designers who blend leading-edge academic discovery with industry impact.

Details of the fellowship

Application deadline: 4th December 2020

Awarding entity: Adobe Research

Working field: Computer Science


The Adobe Research Fellowship contains:

  • A $10,000 grant paid once.
  • A Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year.
  • Fellows may qualify for an opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.

Eligibility criteria

In order to qualify for the 2021 Adobe Research Fellowship, students must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Students can apply from any country worldwide.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at a university.
  • Remain an active, full-time student in a Ph.D. program for the full duration of 2022 or annul the award.
  • Cannot have a relative working for Adobe Research.

For 2021, fellowships will be awarded to participants in the following fields:

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Audio
  • Content Intelligence
  • Document Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Natural Language Processing
  • AR, VR & 360 Photography
  • Computer Vision, Imaging & Video
  • Data Intelligence
  • Graphics (2D & 3D)
  • Intelligent Agents & Assistants
  • Systems & Languages


A committee of Adobe researchers will review all applicants and will select the recipients at their discretion.

Recipients’ selection criteria

  • Their research (creative, effective, important, and realistic in scope),
  • Students’ work contribution to Adobe Research  their technical expertise (ability to build intricate computer programs), and
  • Their personal skills (problem-solving ability, communication, leadership, organizational skills, and teamwork ability).
  • Students may be invited for phone interviews for internship opportunities before Fellowship winner selection.

How to apply?

Applicants can apply electronically for Adobe Research Fellowship.

Apply online

Applications must include:

  • A research outline containing two pages of text and figures but excluding citations. At least half a page should clarify how the student’s research could contribute to Adobe.
  • Three letters of recommendation from those who know the students’ work. One letter should come from the student’s advisor.
  • A Curriculum Vitae.
  • A transcript of current and past academic records both at undergraduate and graduate levels.

For more information about the fellowship, submission guidance, and its past winners, visit the official link.

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