Fully Funded Research Fellowship for PhD Students from Facebook 2021

Fully Funded Research Fellowship for PhD Students from Facebook 2021


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01 oct. 2020
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Facebook announced the 2021 Facebook Fellowship Program. The Facebook Fellowship is a global program designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university. The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study. Facebook also encourages people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, especially those from traditionally underrepresented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters. Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of paid tuition and fees, a $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs, a paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit, and various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers.

Fellowship Amount:

  • 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.
  • Paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit (pending COVID-19 restrictions).

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full-time PhD students who are enrolled in an accredited university (in any country) by the start of the Fellowship (i.e., Fall 2021)
  • Students must be involved in ongoing research related to one or more relevant disciplines.
  • Students must remain enrolled full-time for the duration of the Fellowship to receive program benefits.
  • Students should not apply for Facebook Fellowships if they are actively being funded by Facebook through some other sponsorship or collaboration and/or if they are actively being supervised (or co-supervised) by a Facebook researcher.

Available Program:

  • Applied Statistics.
  • AR/VR Computer Graphics.
  • AR/VR Phonotics and Optics.
  • AR/VR Privacy and Ethics.
  • Blockchain and Crptoeconomics.
  • Computational Social Science.
  • Computer Vision.
  • Database Systems.
  • Distributed Systems.
  • Economics and Computation.
  • Energy-Efficient Video Compression.
  • Instagram / Facebook App Well-being and Safety.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Natural Language Processing.
  • Networking.
  • Privacy and Data Use.
  • programming languages.
  • Security and Privacy.
  • Social and Economic Policy.
  • Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification.
  • Systems for Machine Learning.

About Facebook:

Facebook is a for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in California, United States. Its mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through its family of apps and services, it is building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether the team is creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. The company's global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways.

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