Applications are invited from qualified students in any year of their PhD studies to apply for the Facebook Fellowship Program for the 2021 cohort. Successful applicants will be entitled to receive two years of paid tuition fees, $42,000 annual stipend and the opportunity to engage with Facebook researchers.
The Fellowship Program is a global program designed to support and encourage young and promising PhD students engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Fellowship Sponsor(s): Facebook
Fellowship to be taken at: Globally
Fellowship level: PhD candidates
Fellowship Worth: See fellowship benefits
Subject Eligibility: Computer Science and Engineering
Country/Candidate Eligibility: The fellowship is for international students.
Fellowship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be considered for the 2021 Facebook Fellowship Program for International Students, applicants are to meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be registered full-time PhD students at an accredited university in any country of the world.
- Applicants must have obtained good grades in their bachelor and master’s degree in related field from a recognized university.
- Applicants must be passionate about advancing their knowledge about computer science and engineering as it relates to the Facebook Fellowship Program.
- Applicants must be ready to abide by the guidelines governing the conduct of fellows of the program.
- Tuition and fees paid for the academic year ( up to two years/four semesters)
- A $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs.
- A paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit.
- Various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers.
- Applied Statistics
- AR/VR Computer Graphics
- AR/VR Photonics and Optics
- AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
- Blockchain and Cryptoeconomies
- Computational Social Science
- Computer Vision
- Database Systems
- Distributed Systems
- Economics and Computation
- Energy Efficient Video Compression
- Instagram/FB app Well-being and Safety
- Machine Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Privacy and Data Use
- Programming Languages
- Security and Privacy
- Social and Economic Policy
- Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification
- Systems for Machine Learning
Application Procedures for the 2021 Facebook Fellowship Program for International Students
Applicants are to apply online by visiting the official website before the application deadline. Applicants are advised to supply accurate information and supporting documents where necessary.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020, 12:00pm PST