Amazon Research Awards (ARA) Call for Proposals (due Sep 15)

Amazon has opened a call for proposals for the 2017 round of Amazon Research Awards (ARA) in a number of areas, including machine translation, natural language understanding, search, robotics, and more. The program is open to faculty members at academic institutions in North America and Europe and awards up to $80,000.00 in cash and $20,000 in AWS promotional credits. ARA aims to fund projects leading to a PhD degree or conducted as a part of post-doctoral work. Call for Proposals page ( for a list of focus areas supported this year.

Proposal submissions are accepted until September 15, 2017.

Call for Proposals for the Amazon Research Awards