The Google-CAHSI Dissertation Award provides financial support to qualified Hispanic doctoral students at CAHSI institutions to complete the last year of their studies with plans to enter academia. 

Due Date:  May 30, 2020 


Awardee Requirements

An Awardee must:

  • Commit to enter the professoriate. 
  • Submit semester-end report on progress toward achieving milestones. 
  • Participate in CAHSI professional development activities that contribute to success in the



  • Hispanic citizens or permanent residents 
  • Enrollment in a CS PhD program at a CAHSI institution and within one year of degree completion 
  • Interest in an academic career 



Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • References (two): name, title, and contact information (one must be your advisor)
  • CV
  • Two-page essay* describing the factors or experiences on your path to the professoriate that challenged you, career aspirations, an outline ofyour five-year goals, and timeline for degree completion.
  • Research and Teaching Statements.  One page each*
  • Transcript

*Format guidelines: 11-point font, Arial, 1.5 spacing. All submitted documents must have PDF format

You can find guidelines for research and teaching statements here