Facebook Fellowship Program for PhD Students, USA

Publish Date: Oct 01, 2015

Deadline: Nov 01, 2015

Facebook Fellowship Program for PhD Students

Welcome to the Facebook Fellowship Application Page

The Fellowship Program is open to full-time PhD students (domestic and international) enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area. The Fellowship term extends for 2 academic years.

Each Facebook Fellowship includes several benefits:

  • Tuition and fees will be paid for the academic year(s) 2016-2017 and 2017-2018
  • $37,000 yearly grant
  • Paid visit to Facebook HQ to present your research
  • Opportunity for paid internship

Fellowship Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Vision
  • Data Mining
  • Databases  
  • Distributed Systems, Networking & Operating Systems
  • Economics and Computation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Networking & Operating Systems
  • Programming Languages & Compilers
  • Security & Privacy
  • Social Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Speech Technologies

Required application materials:

  • Research Summary
    1-2 page research summary, which clearly identifies the area of focus and applicability of anticipated research to Facebook.
  • Resume or CV
  • Two letters of recommendation (Please provide addresses):
    1. Advisor
    2. Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)

Application Deadline

Applications open on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 00:00 PST.
Completed applications are due by Sunday, 1 November 2015 at 12:00 PST.
(Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline)


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