Facebook Emerging Scholars Award (Fully funded scholarship)

Scholarship in Business and Law

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4458

Opportunity Description

About Facebook Emerging Scholar

Each year, Facebook offers Fellowship and scholarship programs for outstanding students from different regions of the world to help and encourage them through pursuing their doctoral studies. Students who are passionate about innovative research in computer science and engineering can apply to this emerging scholarship award and win a fully-funded scholarship for two years.



Application deadline: October 4, 2019

Organization: Facebook                                                                Duration of scholarship: 2 years

What areas you can do the Research?

  • AR/VR Photonics and Optics
  • CoomAI
  • Computational Social Science
  • Computer Vision
  • Computer Storage and Efficiency
  • Distributed Systems
  • Economics and Computation
  • Hardware and Software Infrastructure for Machine Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Networking and Connectivity
  • Programming languages
  • Security/privacy
  • Spoken Language Processing & Audio Classification
  • Relevant areas

Benefits and Award:

The Emerging Scholar Award winner will receive the award that includes the following:

  • Tuition and fees for two year
  • Annual stipend of 37,000 dollar (total $74,000)
  • Conference travel expenses (up to 5000 dollars)
  • Free participation in Fellowship summit at Facebook Headquarters


Who can apply?

  • Be first or second year PhD student currently doing research in an accredited university across the world
  • Under-represented minority groups in the technology sector are preferred.
  • Be enrolled during the academic year the fellowship is awarded
  • National of any country residing in any country

What documents are required?

  • Research summary (1-2 page)
  • CV
  • Two Recommendation letter

Selection and Evaluation criteria:

  • Research proposal strength
  • Recommendation letters

How to apply


Applicants can apply online

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For more information please visit the Facebook Research website or contact via email: facebookfellowship@fb.com


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