• Submissions open:
03 March 2013
• Submissions close:
01 May 2013
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
The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship supports the two societies’
(ACM and IEEE-CS) long-standing commitment to workforce diversity. We encourage
applications from women, minorities, and all who contribute to diversity.
The award committee is selected by the two societies and includes past winners as well as
leaders in the field.
• $5000 honorarium
• Travel and registration to attend SC13 and be honored at the Awards session
• Recognition with other HPC award winners on the ACM SIGHPC web site
Aplicants must be enrolled in a full-time PhD program at an accredited college or
university. They are expected to have completed at least one year of study in their doctoral
program. Committee members’ advisees are not eligible for the award, nor can committee
members provide recommendations for candidates. Previous winners are not eligible.
Fellowship recipients will be selected based on:
• Overall potential for research excellence
• Degree to which technical interests align with those of the HPC community
• Academic progress to-date
• Presentations and publications
• Recommendations by faculty advisor and (optionally) others
• A plan of study to enhance HPC-related skills
• Demonstration of current and future use of HPC resources
All applicants must meet minimum scholarship requirements at their institution.