The Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Awards are designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering.
Scholarships Number and Award:
-Tuition and fees will be 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
Education Level & Subject:
Research fellowship for the Ph.D. students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering.
-Full-time Ph.D. students who are 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).
-Students must be enrolled during the academic year(s) the Fellowship is awarded.
-First or second year Ph.D. students who fit the criteria of a minority group that is under-represented* in the technology sector have the option of being evaluated for an Emerging Scholar Award.
-1-2 page 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
-Ph.D. letters of recommendation to Ph.D. with your application. Please provide reference email addresses, and one reference must be from an academic advisor
How to Apply:
October 12, 2018