Facebook PhD Fellowship Program 2019 [Apply by 4 Oct]

About Fellowship Program

The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university.
The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study and supports talented students from traditionally under-represented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record and recommendation letters.
Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year and up to $5,000 in conference travel support.

Facebook Fellowship Award Includes

* Tuition and fees paid for the academic year (up to two years/four semesters)

* $37K grant (one-time payment during each academic year)

* Up to $5,000 in conference travel support

* Paid visit to Facebook headquarters to for the annual Fellowship Summit

Eligibility Criteria

* Applicants must be full-time PhD students currently involved in on-going research who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country
* Students’ work must be related to one or more relevant disciplines (see research areas below)
Applied Statistics
AR/VR Photonics and Optics
AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
Computational Social Science
Computer Graphics
Computer Vision
Compute Storage and Efficiency
Distributed Systems
Economics and Computation
Instagram/Facebook App Well-being and Safety
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Networking and Connectivity
Privacy and Data Use
Social and Economic Policy
Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification
Structured Data StoresSystems
* Students must be enrolled during the academic year(s) the Fellowship is awarded

Applications Must Include

* 250-word research summary which clearly identifies the area of focus, importance to the field and applicability to Facebook of the anticipated research during the award (reference the research areas below)
* Resume or CV, with email, phone and mailing address, and applicable coursework noted
* Two letters of recommendation. Please provide reference email addresses. One reference must be from an academic advisor
For more details about Research Areas & Frequently Asked Questions refer the Official Website of The Facebook Fellowship Program
Application Open Date : August 12, 2019
Application Close Date : October 4, 2019, 11:59pm PST

Contact Us

If you have any questions or inquiries please contact us at facebookfellowship(at)fb.com
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