NVIDIA Announces 2008-2009 Fellowship Program

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NVIDIA Announces 2008-2009 Fellowship Program

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Calisa Cole
NVIDIA Corporation
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Chandra Cheij
NVIDIA Corporation
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SANTA CLARA, CA—NOVEMBER 12, 2007—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced it is accepting applications for the NVIDIA® Fellowship Program for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Dr. David Kirk, Chief Scientist at NVIDIA, stated: "The NVIDIA Fellowship Program is designed to stimulate and support excellence in graphics and computing research in universities worldwide and to promote communication between NVIDIA’s R&D team and outstanding students and professors. Since its inception in 2002, the Program has awarded over one and a quarter million dollars in funding to assist 55 Ph.D. students with their research."

The Program provides funding to Ph.D. students who are researching topics that will lead to major advances in the graphics and high-performance computing industries. Recipients not only receive crucial funding for their research, but are able to conduct groundbreaking work with access to NVIDIA products, technology, and some of the most talented minds in the field.

For information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit: http://www.nvidia.com/page/fellowship_programs.html or email: fellowship@nvidia.com.

Comments from Previous Recipients
"Receiving two NVIDIA Fellowships has been an outstanding experience, as the full range of support, from monetary to hardware to technical, allows me to fully concentrate on my research. I have very much enjoyed being part of this exceptional program." -- Jay, NVIDIA Fellowship Recipient 2006 and 2007

"It is clear from NVIDIA's commitment to university research and programming models that they intend to champion the industry into the era of ubiquitous parallel computing. It is an honor to be involved in this effort." -- Jacob, NVIDIA Fellowship Recipient 2007

"The relationship NVIDIA fosters with university researchers through its fellowship program provides a conduit for ideas and technology to flow between academia and industry. In addition to financial sponsorship, the fellowship affords student researchers a unique opportunity to cultivate a dialogue with the finest engineering minds in the industry." -- Jared, NVIDIA Fellowship Recipient 2005 and 2007

NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.

Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the benefits and results of the NVIDIA Fellowship Program are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: the impact of our competitors or their products and technologies; changes in the graphics and computing research industries; changes in industry standards and interfaces as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended July 29, 2007. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.


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