Posted on :
4 Sep, 2017
4 Sep, 2017
The Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Award are open to full-time PhD students (domestic and international) enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering or a related area. Winners of the fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, an annual stipend, and conference travel support. Applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.
Students who are in their first or second year of study and are members of a minority group* that is underrepresented in the technology sector, may elect to be evaluated for an Emerging Scholar Award.
Each Fellow will receive the following benefits:
We are accepting applications from PhD students with research in one of the following areas:
For more information on our topical areas of interest please visit our website: https://research.fb.com/programs/fellowship/#Research_Areas
Required application materials:
A) Research Summary 1-2 page research summary which clearly identifies the area of focus, importance to the field, and applicability to Facebook of the anticipated research. Please reference the research areas.
B) Resume or CV (with email, phone and mailing address). Please include applicable coursework.
C) Two letters of recommendation (Please provide their email addresses):
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply
Applications open on Friday, 1 September 2017 at 00:00 PST.
Completed applications are due by Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 18:00 PST.
(Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline)
For more information, visit https://research.fb.com/programs/fellowship/#Eligibility_Criteria