Adobe Research

The Adobe Research Fellowship 2020

As a next natural step in supporting collaboration with the academic community, Adobe is pleased to invite applications to the Adobe Research Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computer science important to Adobe.

Adobe Research creates innovative technologies for its software products to better serve consumers, creative professionals, developers, and enterprises. Adobe brings together the smartest, most driven people they can find and gives them the freedom to nurture their intellectual curiosity while providing them with the necessary resources and support to shape their ideas into tangible results.

The Adobe Research Fellowship

Adobe Research is awarding fellowships to graduate students working in the areas of computer graphics, computer vision, human-computer interaction, machine learning, visualization, audio, natural language processing, and programming languages.

Collaboration with the academic community plays a fundamental role in nurturing the intellectual curiosity of students. The Adobe research model blends the goal for business impact and their desire to collaborate with researchers outside of Adobe. Their lab maintains collaborations with well over fifty university partners, both students and faculty. Each researcher hosts several interns a year, giving them the opportunity to build the next generation of tools to support creatives. Adobe’s work is published in peer-reviewed conferences and journals, ensuring that the impact of its research goes well beyond Adobe and into the research community at large.


The Adobe Research Fellowship consists of:

  • A $10,000 award paid once.
  • A Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year.
  • An Adobe Research mentor.
  • An opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.


In order to be considered for the 2020 Adobe Research Fellowship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered as a full-time graduate student at a university.
  • Remain an active, full-time student in a PhD program for the full duration of 2020 or forfeit the award.
  • Cannot have a close relative working for Adobe Research.

How to Apply

Applications for the Adobe Research Fellowship must include:

  • A research overview comprising two pages of text and figures not including citations. At least half a page should highlight how the student’s research could contribute to Adobe.
  • Three letters of recommendation from those familiar with the students work. One letter should come from the student’s advisor.
  • A CV.
  • A transcript of current and previous academic records both undergraduate and graduate.

Click here to Apply

Deadline: 27th September 2019


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