Google: Apply for Google Cloud research credits


Apply for Google Cloud research credits



Internal Deadline

2 weeks in advance of submitting your application

Program Deadline


Research Focus:

Google Cloud research credits can advance your research by giving you access to computing power that will make the next big thing possible.

Google is funding projects from modeling the outbreak of COVID-19 to predicting sepsis and discovering new planets. We look forward to supporting the next big breakthrough.

COVID-19 Research: Anything related to the disease.

Academic Research unrelated to COVID-19: GCP credits can be used for most computing services on Google Cloud Platform such as storage, compute, and data analysis. The credits can not be used for Maps Platform products. Credits may not be used for Google Cloud support packages. Credits must only be used for research described in the proposal section of your application.

For additional information review the Program Website.

Funding Details


  • Research credits are meant to fully fund COVID-19 related research in accordance with the proposal submitted. Please expect that higher credit requests may require further follow-up

Academic Research unrelated to COVID-19:

  • Faculty awards are worth up to $5,000 USD in GCP credits.
  • PhD Candidate awards are worth $1,000 USD in GCP credits.

Program submission instructions:

  1. Notify the Office of Research of intention to apply.
  2. Review in full the Program Website.
  3. Complete the Application on the Program Website.
  4. Submit Cover Sheet, and final copy of all application documents to the Office of Research.

Office of Research contact:

Oleg Stukalov
Manager, Corporate Research Partnerships
519-888-4567 x41629

Program contact:

For any additional questions, please contact:

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