2015/2016 Facebook Fellowship Program for Domestic and International Students

 

facebook fellowship programThe 2015/2016 Facebook Fellowship Program is now open for application. This program is open to full time PhD students around the world who are enrolled during the current academic year(s) and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area. The scholarship program will cover tuition fees, $37,000 yearly grant, paid visit to Facebook HQ to present your research, opportunity for a paid internship at Facebook. The deadline for scholarship application is January 5th 2015.

About scholarship

The Facebook fellowship program is awarded every year to assist PhD students pursue their studies. The fellowship for the 2015-2016 year will now be a two year award. PhD students around the world who are enrolled during the current academic year(s) and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area can apply for this fellowship program.

Eligibility

All applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Applicant should be a full time PhD student in a recognized university
  • Should be studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area.

Fields of study

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

What the scholarship covers

The Facebook Fellowship Program will cover expenses such as tuition fees, $37,000 yearly grant, paid visit to Facebook HQ to present your research, opportunity for a paid internship at Facebook.

How to apply

The mode of application is online. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information to apply.

Application documents

  • 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 email contacts for a letter of recommendation: From Advisor, Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)

Application deadline

The deadline for scholarship application is January 5th 2015.

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