Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. proudly announces the launch of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2021-2022 program for selected Indian universities. Each winning team (up to 2 students and 2 faculty members) will receive a financial award for the academic year 2021-22, plus assignment of a Qualcomm researcher(s) as a mentor to facilitate close interaction with Qualcomm.
The Program is sponsored by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Qualcomm Technology Licensing headquartered at 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, CA 92121 (“Sponsor”).
Submissions will be open from Feb 15, 2021. Template is provided on this website for proposal submission by the teams.
The team can be comprised of up to 2 students, wherein at least one student member of the team has to be enrolled as a Masters (M.S. / M.Tech.), Dual degree (B.Tech. + M.Tech/M.S.) or Ph.D. student in the Electrical Engineering or Computer Science department (or related department) for the entire 2021-22 academic year. In case of dual degree, the student should have completed his/her bachelor’s degree requirements by the end of 2020-2021 academic year. A second student team member is optional and may even be a final year under-graduate, i.e., enrolled in the final year of the under-graduate program in 2021-2022. Each student on a team is an “Entrant” and needs to be enrolled as a full- time student in one of the participating institutes. Also, each team must have one or more faculty advisors supporting the proposal and all the team members, and the faculty advisor(s) should be from the same institute. The Masters or PhD entrants from each team may elect to choose ideas from their on-going or planned research and/or thesis projects in accordance with their university policies.
Each team shall submit an innovation proposal (download the template) that must include the following:
SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE IN A ZIP FILE. THE SUBMISSION SHOULD BE MADE THROUGH AN ONLINE SUBMISSION PORTAL, FOR CONSIDERATION IN THE QIF 2021 INDIA PROGRAM. THE ONLINE SUBMISSION PORTAL WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM FEBRUARY 15, 2021..
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- The proposal idea
- The differentiating factors from state of the art
- The execution plan / strength of the team
At least nine winning teams will be chosen from this pool of selected teams after they present to the judging panel.
The winning teams will be invited by the Sponsor to a virtual event for presenting the proposal details.
All QIF-related information will be announced on this webpage. Please check back regularly for updates.
In addition to the faculty advisor(s) guiding the fellowship research, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will help with assigning mentor(s) to facilitate periodic interaction opportunities with Qualcomm.
The QIF India 2021 winning proposals will be re-evaluated in Apr/May 2022 in the form of a project presentation, and up to one or more of the winning teams may be granted a funding renewal from Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
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The Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship began in 2009, and has continued to grow with the addition of more universities, more candidates, and expansion to our research centers internationally. Take a look at a list of all our fellowship winners and finalists from years past: