ACM – IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship

Funding Agency:
Association for Computing Machinery

The ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship honors exceptional PhD students throughout the world whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers that are currently available.  The awards are presented each November at the annual SC Conference, where the recipients are recognized at the SC Awards Ceremony.  Each fellowship is accompanied by an honorarium of $5000 plus travel expenses to attend SC.  Financial support for the award is supported through an endowment established by the SC Steering Committee.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be enrolled in a full-time PhD program at an accredited college or university and must meet the minimum scholastic requirements at their institution.  They are expected to have completed at least one year of study, and have at least one year remaining between the application deadline and their expected graduation.

The Fellowship reflects the two societies’ (ACM and IEEE-CS) long-standing commitment to workforce diversity.  Applications from women, minorities, international students, and all who contribute to diversity are encouraged.



Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students
Women and minorities encouraged


Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

May 1, 2020