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.
Applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.
Scholarships Number and Award:
-Tuition and fees will be paid for the academic year (up to two years/four semesters);
-USD 37.000 grant (one-time payment during each academic year);
-Up to USD 5,000 in conference travel support;
-Paid visit to Facebook headquarters to for the annual Fellowship Summit.
Education Level & Subject:
-Full-time PhD 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;
-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
-2 letters of recommendation to be uploaded with your application. Please provide reference email addresses, and one reference must be from an academic advisor
How to Apply:
The 2019 application will open September 4, 2018, applicants should apply online on fellowship website.
The Facebook Fellowship application will open September 4th, 2018 at 12:00 am PST and closes on October 12, 2018 at 12:00 am PST.