Program policies

We’ve summarized the eligibility requirements and conditions on this page. Be sure to review the full terms and conditions before you apply for the Researcher Program.

Who can apply?

To be considered for the program, applicants must:


Be a student, research-focused staff, or faculty member affiliated with an accredited, higher-education institution that can grant degrees.


Have a clear research goal, and intend to publish their findings. Research cannot be made available for commercial sale.


Be free from any affiliation with Alphabet or Google (e.g. not working as an intern, temp, vendor, or consultant).

Program conditions

To participate in the program, applicants must review and agree to the policies outlined below.

View full terms and conditions

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