Internal Deadline: 9/15/2008
External Deadline: 10/17/2008
Fellowships will be granted by either Microsoft Research or Microsoft Live Labs at Microsoft's discretion. Microsoft will award two-year fellowships to outstanding Ph.D. students. Students must be starting their second or third years of a Ph.D. program in the Fall of 2008. Non-U.S. citizens / international students are eligible.
A maximum of three candidates per department may be submitted.
Please ensure that the following materials are submitted by 5pm on 9/15/2008 to Colin Robertson (firstname.lastname@example.org, 4211 SC):
1) Your C.V./resume.
2) Your thesis proposal (full or summary). Microsoft indicates that this should be no more than 5 pages long.
3) Have your adviser submit a letter of recommendation.
4) Two additional letters are required for the submission to Microsoft.
a) Have other letter writers who are faculty members at Illinois also submit their letters by 9/15.
b) Please provide the names of any external letter writers, but do not request external letters at this time.
Note: Electronic documents are preferred and should be submitted as PDFs, Word documents, or plain-text files.